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Japan Dolphins Day

“The Cove” was the first documentary I watched that related to issues around animal rights and animal welfare.  It was horrifying.  For those of you who don’t know, “The Cove” exposes the annual dolphin drive that takes place in the small Japanese fishing village of Taiji.   495 more words

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The Lookout

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While his family was scurrying around hunting for food, and dodging in and out of their dens this one sat on the stump keeping “watch”.   26 more words



This week, the news and social media have been saturated with the story of Harambe, the 17-year old gorilla who was shot to death on May 28, 2016 at the Cincinnati Zoo after a little boy climbed, and then fell, into Harambe’s enclosure. 987 more words

In The News

A Very Different Conversation

Opinionated bitch that I am, obviously I have some pretty strong opinions on what happened to Harambe. We all do. There are opinions flying all over social media and print media; from parents, primatologists, zoologists, and random people who took all of five seconds to rush to judgement without ANY qualifications apart from owning a television set. 1,361 more words


Harambe: A Tragedy of Society

Note: My emotions may not have made this my most eloquent post

The story: a four-year old boy fell into the enclosure of a 17-year-old silverback gorilla at the Cincinnati Zoo. 859 more words

Relationships & Realities

Its not just Orca's!


Dolphins at seaworld are treated JUST as unfairly as the Orca Whales.

Dolphins need freedom, and pods. Which they do not receive being held captive at Seaworld. 296 more words

Not Ok


Hanako, the elephant who was gifted to Japan by Thailand after WWII and has been living in a small, bare enclosure for 67 years, has passed away. 294 more words