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1-28-19 – From Episode 064, “Visit the Zoo Podcast”

Pine Tree Falls on Woman at LA Zoo Concession Stand

Four people were injured Tuesday when high winds knocked down a tree at the Los Angeles Zoo in Griffith Park.

The pine tree fell at about 1 p.m. on a zoo pathway near a concession stand. The injured zoo visitors were standing near the concession area.

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Protecting animals in extreme cold

MADISON, Wis. (WBAY) – If you don’t want to be out in this cold, take a second to think about how your animals feel.

The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection is warning animal owners to protect their animals in this cold weather — whether they’re pets or livestock.

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Protecting animals in West Virginia

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Each year numerous laws are introduced in the West Virginia Legislature to protect animals. And each year maybe one law is passed. Organizations — local, state, and national — that support these bills urge their constituents to contact their lawmakers. Every voting citizen should support animal protection laws as these laws extend protection to humans as well. For example, animal cruelty is linked to human cruelty, especially cruelty to children, frail elderly, and people who cannot speak or act for themselves. Furthermore, animal fighting, which is illegal, is linked to drug, arms, and sex trafficking. What more reason do we need as a community to protect the animals in our midst?

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Animal advocates worry about the future of Calhoun County’s shelter animals (video)

CALHOUN CO, Ala (WIAT) — The Calhoun County commission is taking control of their rescue shelter and making it a county-run animal control center.

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Australia’s Heat Wave Is Taking A Toll On People, Animals, Infrastructure And Land

It’s summertime in Australia, and the country is in the throes of a record-breaking heat wave that has brought suffering to humans, animals and land.

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