“No Animal Takes Pleasure In Suffering”: Shocking Images Of The Powerful Awareness-Raising Campaign

Tier im Recht (TIR) has been advocating for a strong legal protection of animals since 1996. The main purpose of TIR’s actions is the continuous improvement of the human-animal relationship in a legal, ethical and social sense, by fighting for animal laws and it’s consequent execution. TIR advocates for the elimination of deficiencies in the animal welfare legislation and strives in...

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The Extremely Rare Black Leopard Confirmed In Africa For First Time In 100 Years

The creature – which almost has a mythical status – was captured by British wildlife photographer Will Burrard-Lucas, 35, while it was prowling around the plains of Kenya in the dead of night with a full moon looming above. This is the first time that one has been caught on camera ‘properly’ in Africa for 100 years. Its wide eyes can be seen looking eagerly for prey...

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Artist Imagines The Secret Life Of Wild Animals When No One‘s Watching

Probably most of us have heard of the saying ‘Hakuna Matata’, which means ‘no worries’ in Swahili. The famous phrase was popularized by the Disney animated movie ‘The Lion King’ and inspired Paris-based photographer Thomas Subtil to create a lighthearted series about life without a care in the world. It all started in 2013 when the artist traveled to Kenya and...

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Forget Fashion Week! New York Pet Fashion Show Was Full Of Dogs In Amazing Costumes

Johannes Eisele/AFP Photo You might not know this, but each February, New York pet fashion show takes place – it’s the largest pet fashion and animal rescue benefit in America. This year the event took place at the historic Hotel Pennsylvania in Manhattan, New York. The show features themed catwalk shows with dogs in costume walking alongside rescue dogs needing homes. It’.

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GPS Map Composed Of 68,000 Pinpoints Tracks The Territorial Nature Of Minnesota Wolves

The Voyageurs Wolf Project is a collaboration between the University of Minnesota and Voyageurs National Park which tracks and studies wolves throughout the warmer months. In 2018, the project studied six northern Minnesota packs, creating a map that showcases the intensely territorial way the animals behave, and how tightly they stick to their packs. The brightly colored line drawings were...

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This Man And His Cat Recreate Famous Movie Scenes And It’s Amazing!

When a man loves a kitty very, very much, sometimes he has to celebrate that love in strange ways – no, get your mind out of the gutter, it’s not like that! David and Sarah (his human partner and photographer) are the peopole behind the wildly entertaining Movie Cats Instagram. So far the couple has only done five of their movie parodies, but the couple promises that they will continue...

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For The Ladies: Cute Animal Face Underwear With Ears

This is a series of underwear for ladies (and dudes who wear lady’s underwear) featuring hand-sewn animal faces and little ears. They’re for sale by Etsy seller @knickerocker, who also makes matching crop tops of the same animal faces. More: Etsy h/t:

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The ‘Cuddle Clone’ Plush Toys Made To Look Like Aging Pets So Their Owners Can Cherish Them Forever

Now pet owners have a new way to remember their beloved animals beyond the grave – immortalizing them as plush toys. Cuddle Clones, a company based out of Louisville Kentucky, creates cuddly versions of creatures based off photographs. From lopsided ears to battle scars and missing limbs, no details are spared. To date the firm has had requests for all kinds of critters including dogs...

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Ford Applied Noise-Cancelling Technology To A Doghouse, And It’s Awesome!

Keeping passengers in a vehicle from hearing the noise of a busy road is a problem that many auto manufacturers have attempted to solve over the years. Noise dampening materials can only do so much, but Ford is now working with noise cancelling technologies that aim to actively combat road sounds by cancelling them out. The company recently applied its new noise-cancelling know-how to a project...

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Japan’s Tiny Instagram Models, These Hedgehogs’s High Concept Photoshoots Give Us Life

Shota Tsukamoto, a Japanese salary man through the week, but at the weekend he plays personal photographer to his hedgehog. Not just relying on pure cuteness, he uses interesting themes, props and dynamic compositions in his work, to elevate his already photogenic model to something almost ethereal. More: Instagram h/t:

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