He’s basically one of a kind – a former bullfighter who now fights against bullfighting. Alvaro Munera started his career in Colombia when he was 12 years old. He was a celebrity for six years until, in 1984 in Spain, he was tossed in the air by a bull named Terciopelo (Velvet) and has been [...]
Singer is a controversial figure. To many, he espouses dangerous, socialistic, revolutionary views. But there are some in the animal protection world who consider his philosophical “utilitarian” approach to be anything but revolutionary since he accepts, for example, that some use of vivisection is in the greater interest.
Most days, she’s out looking after the donkeys at the sanctuary she founded in Israel. But last week Lucy Fensom was at Buckingham Palace for one of the pre-Jubilee garden parties hosted by Queen Elizabeth.
Just three weeks after he completed a half-million-dollar donation to Chimp Haven, a Louisiana sanctuary for former laboratory chimpanzees, Bob Barker has sent $250,000 to Save the Chimps, a sanctuary in Florida.
A small stray dog has become a sensation all across China after joining up with a cycling team and running with them for more than 1,000 miles. It began when 22-year-old cyclist Xiao Yong saw the little white mutt and threw her a chicken bone. (Note to readers: Don’t give dogs chicken bones; don’t given [...]
The refrigerator cabinets are stuffed with ground beef, chicken pieces, meatballs, bacon, everything you’d expect to see at the butcher’s shop. Except that there’s no meat in any of them.
In Homer’s Odyssey, Argos the dog waits for 20 years for Odysseus, to come home from the Trojan War. Unable even to stand up any longer, he refuses to take his last breath until he’s been reunited. Here’s a more joyful compendium of Welcome Home videos.
Ignoring warnings from her stepdad, 15-year-old Madison Wallraf dashed into a burning stable on Wednesday night and rescued 25 horses from the blazing fire. Taking the reins of the terrified horses – in some cases just throwing ropes over them to lead them out – the 4-foot-10 girl guided as many as possible to safety.
This is Panchita, a Galapagos sea lion, relaxing next to Eric Nies, an American human (and former star of Real World New York), at a hotel in the Galapagos.
Scottish bank worker and singer Douglas Hamilton has become something of an Internet sensation after posting a video of himself with lion cubs on his last day volunteering at a wildlife sanctuary in South Africa.