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If You Saw Your Dog and a Stranger Drowning, Which Would You Save First?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 9, 2017 at 5:00pm 1/9/2017 at 5:00pm
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In the latest from Prager U, Denis Prager suggests your answer to this seemingly simple question everything about how you view the world:

If you saw both your dog and a stranger drowning in the ocean, which would you save first? The answer should be obvious, right? But many people, when asked...

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Candlelight Vigil to be Held for Deceased Gorilla Harambe

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 18, 2016 at 9:00am 9/18/2016 at 9:00am

Ontario resident Damien Perez is hosting a candlelight vigil for deceased gorilla, Harambe, on September 30.

Perez is asking attendees to bring their own candles and bananas.

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Cincinnati Zoo crew made right choice in shooting Harambe

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 30, 2016 at 5:00pm 5/30/2016 at 5:00pm

Unexpectedly, the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens were the focus of Memorial Day weekend news coverage, after their star gorilla Harambe was shot to protect a boy who had fallen into its enclosure.

We are heartbroken about losing Haram...

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A Monkey, PETA, and a Primatologist Walk into a Federal Court

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 12, 2015 at 8:00pm 11/12/2015 at 8:00pm

No rimshot here. Not only is this a thing that happened, it’s pulled straight from a motion filed with the Ninth Circuit this earlier week.

The bizarre monkey selfie case outdid itself this week.

According to PetaPixel:

In September,...

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Is this not the most responsible elephant you’ve ever seen?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at 7:56pm 12/30/2014 at 7:56pm

First, I’m a sucker for animal videos, particularly, those involving elephants. This happens to be one of my favorites as of recent.

Secondly, it’s New Year’s Eve Eve, so if ever there was an appropriate time to share an elephant video with you, now would be it.

Supposedly, CCTV cameras filmed...

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PETA ruins New Year celebration for small town in North Carolina

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at 4:15pm 12/30/2014 at 4:15pm

Forget the New Year’s ball drop in Times Square. Brasstown, North Carolina celebrates with their annual Possum Drop. A plexiglass box containing a live possum is lowered when the clock strikes twelve and then there is much rejoicing. Or at least there was before PETA came to town.

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Tommy the Chimp finds no relief in court

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 5, 2014 at 11:30am 12/5/2014 at 11:30am
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Around this time last year we covered the story of the lawsuit seeking release of a chimpanzee via a habeas corpus petition at College Insurrection, as part of the greater Nonhuman Rights movement, Yale to hold Non-Human Rights Conference:

There were plenty of headlines about a lawsuit seeking a court ruling that...

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