Famous Pets That are Taking the World by Storm

February 27, 2014 12:10 pm0 comments
Famous Pets That are Taking the World by Storm

Whether it’s because of their adorable features, a star role in a film or association to their celebrity owners, there are many pets that have become household names over the years. See which pets have earned their way to fame below: Pudsey, Britain’s Got Talent winner Along with his owner […]

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Copenhagen Giraffe: The Increase of ‘Surplus’ Euthanasia

February 9, 2014 2:30 pm0 comments
Copenhagen Giraffe: The Increase of ‘Surplus’ Euthanasia

The controversial debate surrounding animal rights has spanned over a century. Zoos, a frequent epicentre of criticism, have used contraception as a means of population control for many decades. However, in recent years, an increase in zoo-administered euthanasia has been observed. Today, an eighteen-month-old giraffe named Marius was killed with a […]

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Forget bones, let’s throw them an Oscar

January 16, 2014 7:45 pm0 comments
Forget bones, let’s throw them an Oscar

One of the hardest questions to answer: what makes a great actor? Talent, looks, popularity: all of which are important tools in making money as a movie star. However, to be an award worthy thespian, one must be above all believable. Believability is incredibly complex, convincing an audience of a […]

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Africa vs Asia – The beginning of the end?

September 3, 2013 12:00 pm1 comment
Africa vs Asia – The beginning of the end?

When one thinks of the plight of elephants in the world today, what comes to mind is the merciless killings of the African elephant for ivory. Think again. A much worse threat of extinction is happening to the Asian Elephant. These magnificent animals are often overlooked compared with their African […]

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