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Beleaguered SeaWorld admits workers spied on animal-rights activists
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Animal welfare
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Beleaguered SeaWorld admits workers spied on animal-rights activists

Lindsey Bever | The Washington Post - February 25, 2016

SeaWorld's chief executive admitted Thursday that employees have posed as animal-rights activists and vowed that the company will end the controversial practice. "We recognize the need to…

Primate rescue groups go bananas when Justin Bieber says he wants another monkey
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Animal welfare
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Primate rescue groups go bananas when Justin Bieber says he wants another monkey

Zach Dyer - February 24, 2016

Don't get things twisted. I mean, wouldn't you get a monkey, too, if you were as rich as Justin Bieber? That was the response the platinum pop…

Warming oceans are turning sea stars to goo and killing lobsters, scientists say
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Animal welfare
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Warming oceans are turning sea stars to goo and killing lobsters, scientists say

Darryl Fears | The Washington Post - February 18, 2016

Warming waters in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans have increased the prevalence of diseases that are turning sea stars to mush and killing lobsters by burrowing under…

Victim testifies in Jairo Mora murder retrial
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Animal welfare
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Victim testifies in Jairo Mora murder retrial

Lindsay Fendt - February 16, 2016

LIMÓN, Limón — Tangled wires and malfunctioning microphones interrupted crucial testimony in the Jairo Mora murder retrial Monday morning as technicians struggled to maintain a Skype connection with…

Lawmakers threaten to filibuster animal welfare bill with more than 200 motions
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Animal welfare
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Lawmakers threaten to filibuster animal welfare bill with more than 200 motions

L. Arias - February 15, 2016

At the start of his term in 2014, President Luis Guillermo Solís promised that getting legislation passed to improve animal welfare in Costa Rica would be a priority for his…

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