“Visit the Zoo Podcast” 079 5-6-19 Curated Content

5-6-19 – From Episode 079, “Visit the Zoo Podcast”

Brewfest helps local animals

ALTOONA, BLAIR COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — Animal and beer lovers came together Saturday at PNG Field in Altoona

The 2019 Pints for Pets Brewfest benefits the Central Pennsylvania Humane Society. Over the past twelve years, the event has raised almost a million dollars for the pets at the Altoona shelter.
 

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Experts say presence of Guadalupe fur seals off Southern California coast is indication of ocean being out of whack

DANA POINT — Keith Matassa performed necropsies — animal autopsies — on Guadalupe fur seals Pacific Marine Mammal Center rescue teams picked up recently, and he was surprised to find some had bellies filled with something they don’t normally eat.

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Local animal rights activists applaud animal abuse registry bill

CINCINNATI — Ohio State Representative Tim Brinkman is working to pass a bill that would create an animal abuser registry system, similar to the one in place for sex offenders.

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‘Russian spy’ whale shines spotlight on military-grade animals

(CNN) — For centuries, human beings have made use of animals’ highly evolved capabilities, from the strength of horses to the hunting ability of birds of prey. Now, a discovery in Norway has turned the focus to the training of animals for military purposes.

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Always be kind to animals

This week is “Be Kind to Animals Week.” I know because I saw it on Facebook.

For those of you who need a designated period to be kind to animals, this is the time. Can you even imagine needing to be reminded of this? Makes you wonder how some people can NOT be kind to an animal.

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