Animals, Pets and #EndYulin2017
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We understand reading about animals facing extinction, poaching Rhinos, Elephants and Tigers and the worst of them all, the Dog Meat Trade and Yulin can be depressing, but we try our best to mix in some good news as well, and you could always head on over to our funny animal caption picture of the day or our pictures and video pages for a good laugh.
96 African elephants are killed each day by poachers seeking ivory, meat and body parts, leaving only 400,000 remaining. An insatiable lust for ivory products in the Asian market makes the illegal ivory trade extremely profitable, and has led to the slaughter of tens of thousands of African elephants.
Rhinos once roamed many places throughout Eurasia and Africa as they were widely depicted in cave paintings. Today very few rhinos survive outside national parks and reserves due to poachers killing them for horn. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) claim that Rhino can cure a wide variety of ailments.
The tiger is the largest member of the felid (cat) family. There were once nine subspecies of tigers: Bengal, Siberian, Indochinese, South Chinese, Sumatran, Malayan are all endangered, While the Caspian, Javan and Bali are extinct, one is extinct in the wild, and the rest are endangered."
The informal term "big cat" is typically used to refer to any of the four largest members of the entire Panthera genus. Wildlife Planets' Big Cat Section Covers leopards, jaguars, snow leopards, clouded leopards, cheetahs, and cougars, Mountain Lions, Pumas and other smaller species like the Lynx
Nicknamed "the king of the jungle" The Lion is renowned for its majesty that possesses both beauty and strength. Lions vary in color but typically sport light yellow-brown coats. Mature male lions are unique among big cats due the thick brown or black manes that encircle their necks and protect them while fighting.
There are so many news stories, videos that don't always deals with big name animals but to Wildlife Planet they are just as important, so we will place those stories on this page.
Over 15,000 dogs and cats, many of which are pets stolen from loving families are butchered at the yearly summer solstice dog meat festival in Yulin, China. And it's going to happen all over again in 2017, unless we band together and stop the slaughter.
We try to bring you interesting news, information and amusing themed based pictures and video's about our lovable, adorable, can't live without pets. So please check back daily because you'll never know what interesting story will be coming next.
We love our dogs in the same way we do our children, sometimes we even dress them up like our kids, and we know the feeling is mutual. They are always there to love us, protect us and when things aren't going well the one thing you can always count on is your best friend will be there for you.
Perhaps like myself, you’ve owned a cat — well to put it more correctly, you've been owned by one. Then you know the joy that cats can bring, even when they’re hard to please, pain in the butts. So, even when they unroll the toilet paper, you'll always love them with all your heart.
Activist Urging The NHL to Boycott the 2018 Winter Olympics and South Korea's Four Largest Corporations to Help End the Brutal Dog Meat Trade Click Here For More Information