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Government wants protection restored for Utah prairie dogs

...arguments hadn't gotten much traction in court before Benson's ruling in November. The federal government and animal rights groups contend it was a radical departure from previous court decisions.Activists say the lower court's ruling could...
Wingsuit fliers knew they were cheating death

...packed his miniature Australian cattle dog, Whisper, on his back for some of his jumps and was criticized by animal rights groups. The dog was not with him on Saturday's fatal jump."Dean Potter was an inspiration for many of us. He was...
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PETA cites dog cruelty in calling for end of the Iditarod

ANCHORAGE - An animal rights group is renewing its call for an end to the world's most famous sled dog race.People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals on Friday...
USDA files complaint against UAF over musk oxen deaths

...whether the university could face fines that an animal-rights group hopes total $10,000 per animal.The university...involved.The complaint follows a request by the animal rights group Stop Animal Exploitation Now to investigate the...
UAF gets $127K penalty for musk oxen deaths

...U.S. Department of Agriculture issued the civil penalty Thursday for violating of the Animal Welfare Act. An animal rights group that initially filed a complaint over the deaths in 2011, prompting a USDA investigation, announced the penalty...
Critics of bear baiting aim at voters

Scorned by animal rights groups and reviled by some hunters, the practice of bear baiting is under the gun in Alaska from an odd mix of conservationists and professional...
Northwest Digest

...the loss of untold amounts of data on Steller sea lions after their study permits were revoked in a lawsuit by an animal rights group in early summer, the best time of year for observing the endangered animals. The decision found that the National...
CSI wildlife: Finding crime clues in forensics

...turned in by his friends. Police interrogated him and released him, convinced he wasn't responsible. But animal-rights groups began protesting at the student's school. Police ultimately shipped four of the mutilated cats to Swanson...
Alaska Digest

...continues, according to trooper reports. Protests resume with 'howl-ins' ANCHORAGE - A Connecticut-based animal rights group is again taking aim at Alaska with more than two-dozen "howl-ins" planned from New York to Alaska. Friends...
Rejection of wolf darts leads to shooting

...put down this way when they need to. However, when the use of helicopters is mentioned in wolf suppression, animal rights groups and other people that are against predator control come unglued and very threatening. They themselves have caused...


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