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Babies Frozen Alive, Animals Starved in UW-Madison Labs

You would think that after carelessly freezing a few baby mice alive, leaving macaques for days without water, or failing to supply pain relief to multiple monkeys who’d just had surgery, you’d learn to take better care of the animals under your supervision. Alas, not so if you’re the University of Wisconsin–Madison (UW-Madison), where violations of federal animal welfare guidelines pile up like garbage in a landfill and stink just as bad.

PETA previously exposed the rotten treatment of monkeys at the university’s Wisconsin National Primate Research Center, and it’s no surprise that the conduct throughout all its

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Hello, puppers! | Austin FC announces Austin Pets Alive! dogs as club’s honorary mascots

A dog available for adoption will be Austin FC’s honorary mascot at every home match throughout the 2021 season.

AUSTIN, Texas — Editor’s note: The video published above is a copy of highlights from Austin FC’s La Copita preseason matchup against Houston Dynamo, courtesy of Austin FC.

Austinites, say hello to your honorary, adorable Austin FC mascots: local dogs available for adoption. 

Austin FC announced its mascot partnership with Austin Pets Alive! (APA!) Tuesday, where dogs eligible for adoption will be showcased as the club’s mascot during home games of the 2021 season. 

“Austin FC’s partnership with APA! is unique

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Rare animal photographed alive for the first time in the wild

Camera traps, devices used to capture wildlife using motion sensors, are saving the animals from bushmeat hunters and spotting rare animals in the process.

In the West African country of Togo, researchers were able to see images of the Walter’s duiker, a petite African antelope species, for the first time in the wild, according to Gizmodo.

Rare species of aardvarks and a mongoose were also discovered roaming the wild in Togo using camera traps. 

“Camera traps are a game changer when it comes to biodiversity survey fieldwork,” University of Oxford wildlife biologist Neil D’Cruze told Gizmodo. “I’ve spent weeks

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Austin Pets Alive! saved 1,040 pets from euthanasia since historic winter storms

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Twenty-seven cats arrived at an exclusive hangar at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport courtesy of a personal driver. They were then carefully seated on a private plane with water and food free of charge.

It’s quite the reversal of fortunes for these two dozen felines.

Cats rescued by Austin Pets Alive arrive at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. (Tom Miller/KXAN)

They’re among the 1,040 dogs and cats Austin Pets Alive! rescued from all over Texas since the historic winter storms.

“There was a surge of intake, animals coming in, not enough kennels, so Charlie was one of those cats at risk

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