DNA data may decide which dog did the killing, but maybe not who was at fault SOISSONS, France––Pack hunters and pit bull enthusiasts are pitted against each other in a melodrama gripping French media since November 16, 2019, when someone’s dog or dogs killed Elisa Pilarski, 29, six months pregnant. Anxiously awaited DNA test results […]
Six people with little in common except influencing how humans see animals Hilda Tresz, Freddy Mahamba Muliro, and Joel Celestine Mambou Ndou, none of them ever famous, in various ways devoted their lives to great apes. Wade Hanson spent the last 24 years of his life as a humane officer. Wallace Broecker for more than 50 […]
He made friends with them! DUBLIN, TEL AVIV, ROME––As of St. Patrick’s Day 2019, there are still no wild snakes in Ireland, more than 1,660 years after the patron saint of Ireland allegedly drove them all out. Paleontologists say there were never any wild snakes in Ireland in the first place. But there were […]
Demand for more & cheaper meat underlies strikes over high fuel cost PARIS, SAN FRANCISCO–– The “yellow vest” riots ripping apart France, bringing at least 412 arrests on December 1, 2018 alone, more than 260 injuries, half of them in Paris, and two reported deaths, are behind the scenes adding a social peace-and-justice imperative […]
Stabs chief in sidewalk ambush RODEZ, France––Furious that his pit bull had been impounded a week earlier, on September 18, 2018, homeless drifter Alexandre Dainotti, 39, on September 27, 2018 reportedly drank two cups of coffee at a sidewalk café while waiting in ambush for Rodez police chief Pascal Filoé, then fatally stabbed Filoé from behind […]
Fear of science & change will be weapons for animal industries trying to save their rump roasts CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts––“Do not assume that doing the best science possible will insulate you from criticism,” AquaBounty Technologies chief executive Ronald L. Stotish warned the New Harvest 2018 conference on “cellular agriculture,” toward the end of two days […]
DEN HAAG, The Netherlands––The April 24, 2015 coordinated arrests of 26 traffickers in seven European nations who allegedly sold horse meat as beef underscored the reality that horse meat as such is no longer a high-end commodity. Eight years after the USDA by Congressional directive quit inspecting the last three U.S. horse slaughterhouses, obliging them […]
ANIMALS 24-7 remembers the victims of the terrorist attack on our French colleagues at Charlie Hebdo. Je me souviens!