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#Animals

From TheJournal.ie Poachers stopped with half a tonne of tortoises and snakes Cambodia

Poachers stopped with half a tonne of tortoises and snakes

No arrests were made as the truck’s driver fled after being pulled over.

From TheJournal.ie Six arrested as protesters left bloodied at anti-circus demo in Tallaght Public Order

Six arrested as protesters left bloodied at anti-circus demo in Tallaght

Circus Belly Wein has three elephants as part of its show.

From TheJournal.ie Take a break and watch these cheetah cubs recover after being born by C-section Take A Break

Take a break and watch these cheetah cubs recover after being born by C-section

The premature cubs have been receiving round-the-clock care to build up their immune systems.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Ireland ban the use of animals in circuses? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland ban the use of animals in circuses?

A youth group will hold a protest against these circuses this weekend.

From TheJournal.ie A horse in a three-piece suit is upping the style stakes ahead of Cheltenham Take A Break

A horse in a three-piece suit is upping the style stakes ahead of Cheltenham

The tweed ensemble took four weeks to make.

From TheJournal.ie This strange new species of Octopus has been nicknamed 'Casper' Friendly Ghost This post contains videos
From TheJournal.ie Foreign supertrawlers blamed for 'dolphin carnage' off Irish coast Strandings

Foreign supertrawlers blamed for 'dolphin carnage' off Irish coast

Marine enthusiasts say rising numbers of dolphins appear to be drowning after getting caught in fishing nets off the northwest coast.

From TheJournal.ie The show must not go on – the time to ban wild animals from circuses is now Opinion

The show must not go on – the time to ban wild animals from circuses is now

At least 12 local authorities have introduced bans on the use of council land by circuses – but a full ban is needed, writes Elisa Allen.

From TheJournal.ie Walker finds animal carcasses 'dumped' on scenic Clare beach Doonbeg

Walker finds animal carcasses 'dumped' on scenic Clare beach

Animal rights activists have called on authorities to investigate the case.

From TheJournal.ie Man and woman who 'feel sexually attracted to animals' challenge law forbidding sex with animals Germany
From TheJournal.ie Dolphin dies after being passed around for selfies Argentina

Dolphin dies after being passed around for selfies

There are only 30,000 of this type of dolphin left in the world.

19 times Irish dogs were the coolest

Deal with it.

From TheJournal.ie British tourist trampled to death by elephant in Thailand Koh Samui

British tourist trampled to death by elephant in Thailand

It’s the latest in a string of incidents that has led to questions over animal tourism in Thailand.

From TheJournal.ie London man sentenced for having bestiality images and selling monkey heads on eBay Endangered Species

London man sentenced for having bestiality images and selling monkey heads on eBay

George Bush posted 141 endangered animal specimens for sale online.

From TheJournal.ie German Shepherd shot in head and dumped in ditch Animal Cruelty

German Shepherd shot in head and dumped in ditch

WARNING: This post contains images some readers may find distressing.

31 of the cutest things that happened in 2015

Possibly too much cute for you to handle right now.

From TheJournal.ie US bans soaps, body washes and toothpastes containing microbeads Banned

US bans soaps, body washes and toothpastes containing microbeads

Microbeads don’t get filtered out by wastewater treatment plants. Instead, they get discharged directly into rivers, lakes, and the ocean.

This Irish guy has gone viral thanks to his brilliant animal selfies

It’s like these animals know the camera is there.

From TheJournal.ie Ten Cambodians die after eating dog meat and drinking rice wine Cambodia

Ten Cambodians die after eating dog meat and drinking rice wine

Six people did after eating a barbequed dog carcass.

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Dramatic rescue of flood-stricken horses from the River Shannon Happy Ending

WATCH: Dramatic rescue of flood-stricken horses from the River Shannon

Three cheers for the Athlone Sub-Aqua Club.

From TheJournal.ie 1,000 bison might be killed at Yellowstone Park this winter Migration

1,000 bison might be killed at Yellowstone Park this winter

The plan is to kill mostly calves and females.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí have taken in this dog and named him Riggs - but they want to find his owner Ruff Justice

Gardaí have taken in this dog and named him Riggs - but they want to find his owner

He is described as being “very friendly”.

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin TD and councillors criticised for wishing "best of luck" to hare coursing group Par For The Course

Sinn Féin TD and councillors criticised for wishing "best of luck" to hare coursing group

The ad had been taken out in a programme for an event which features the Listowel coursing club.

From TheJournal.ie Half the population of this endangered antelope has died off in a two-week period Unexplained

Half the population of this endangered antelope has died off in a two-week period

Scientists are working to come up with an explanation for what has happened.

From TheJournal.ie Cars in Australia will soon be able to detect oncoming kangaroos Save The Roos

Cars in Australia will soon be able to detect oncoming kangaroos

There are 20,000 kangaroo-vehicle incidents across the country each year.

From TheJournal.ie Danish zoo criticised for dissecting a lion in front of a crowd of children Copenhagen

Danish zoo criticised for dissecting a lion in front of a crowd of children

Zoo officials have defended it as educational.

This dog wouldn't stop barking at people, so his owner came up with a genius plan

Guess who suddenly likes people again?

From TheJournal.ie Shock as 'masked man with baton' robs charity vet clinic Ballyfermot

Shock as 'masked man with baton' robs charity vet clinic

The Irish Blue Cross’ Ballyfermot clinic is moving to a new location after it was robbed last week.

11 animal Vines that will make you smile every time

Happy World Animal Day!

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Outrage after animal rights group steals puppy from homeless man Paris

WATCH: Outrage after animal rights group steals puppy from homeless man

The activists have defended their actions, and claimed the dog was being mistreated.

From TheJournal.ie Woman dies after being attacked by tiger in New Zealand zoo Mauled

Woman dies after being attacked by tiger in New Zealand zoo

The staff member is reported to have been cleaning the enclosure at the time

13 times animals showed their humans who was boss

“My human is such a pest.”

From TheJournal.ie This dog watched over her friend for a week after she got trapped Tillie And Phoebe
From TheJournal.ie Humans spend as much time peeing as elephants do Number One This post contains videos

Humans spend as much time peeing as elephants do

They all take about the same time as humans.

From TheJournal.ie Take a break and watch this dog beg his owner for forgiveness after making a mess Take A Break
From TheJournal.ie Ireland's bees are in danger, but here's the plan that could save them Buzz Words

Ireland's bees are in danger, but here's the plan that could save them

Many of the crops grown here depend on bees to pollinate them.