Santos’ Friends of Pets United never existed. Neither do “spay/neuter cookies.” WASHINGTON D.C.––The most infamous of all of New York third district Congressional Representative George Santos’ many scams, now extensively exposed, was probably the easiest: inventing and raising funds in the name of a pet rescue organization that never legally existed and never verifiably helped […]
Feds quit funding guns & ammo for “anti-poaching” militias
MacGregor throws the World Wildlife Fund, Wildlife Conservation Society & others out of the lettuce patch WASHINGTON D.C.––Deputy Interior Secretary Katharine MacGregor on September 18, 2020 quietly ordered major reforms of U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and U.S. Agency for International Development [USAID] programs which have for decades routed millions of dollars in funding […]
Feds probe alleged rapes & murders by WWF-funded anti-poaching militias
U.K., Germany, & Switzerland also concerned about World Wildlife Fund-backed paramilitary operations WASHINGTON D.C.–– The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and other federal agencies are investigating allegations repeatedly raised for more than a dozen years by media––chiefly by the online periodical BuzzFeed News, but also including ANIMALS 24-7––that funds granted by the U.S. government […]
Gorillas in solitary: Ndume wins parole. Now what about King?
The Gorilla Foundation reluctantly returns Ndume to the Cincinnati Zoo. King still sits alone at Monkey Jungle. CINCINNATI, Ohio––Sprung from solitary confinement after 28 years at the Gorilla Foundation in Woodside, California, Ndume the gorilla, age 38, is back among old friends and family at the Cincinnati Zoo, reportedly settling in well. King the […]
No, China did not ban sales of pangolin scales. But it might.
National People’s Congress has been asked to consider banning sales of pangolin scales BEIJING, China––Pangolins, perhaps the cutest and most harmless animal jeopardized by poaching and wildlife trafficking whom hardly anyone has heard of, remain in as much trouble today as yesterday, two years ago, and five years ago, despite news items, activist alerts, […]
Death of Koko, 46, raises question what will become of her rejected mate Ndume?
Koko was among the last great apes used in still controversial 1970s language research WOODSIDE, California––With Koko deceased, what now will become of Ndume, 37, the last and least famous of the three gorillas who once shared the Gorilla Foundation sanctuary and primate language research laboratory in the Santa Cruz Mountains, south of San […]