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Asian Elephant

Asian Elephant

Domesticated for hundreds of years!
Puss Moth

Puss Moth

Caterpillars squirt formic acid!
Sun Bear

Sun Bear

The smallest species of bear in the world!
Guinea Pig

Guinea Pig

Natively found in the Andes Mountain range!
Betty the Butterfly's Blog

Betty the Butterfly's Blog

In The News: Another 52 More Cats Disappear In A Week

Thu 16th October 2014 (0 comments)



In the modern era, environmental news is high on the agenda for most organisations who report anything and everything from localised shrinking bee colonies to global climate change that affects almost everyone in the world. With so many different stories spanning the front pages and being in the headlines, we have collected a few of our top environmental and animal news stories from the week.

Fresh warnings have been put out to cat owners in the towns of Ipswich and Stowmarket in Suffolk after more than 50 cats have disappeared in the past week alone. 160 cats have been reported missing so far this year, with no sign or trace of the animals to be left for their heartbroken owners to find. Although many have already been micro-chipped, Mrs Parkes who runs a facebook page to try and connect owners to help find the cats, is encouraging cat owners to ensure their cats are tagged and to be aware of any suspicious behaviour in their area. Although the police have not yet got involved, multiple reports of a couple seen luring cats into a car have prompted new lines of inquiry. To find out more about this dreadful situation please see the online version of the East Anglian Daily Times.

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Palm Oil Campaign

Palm Oil Campaign

Palm oil plantations have been popping up rapidly over recent years, but many of them are illegally set-up in natural forest and peat-land and are completely unregulated. Thousands of acres of both primary and secondary forest that are either vital to conservation or the native people are being cleared every year. The trade is thought to now account for up to 10% of the world's total greenhouse gas emissions.
 
This boom has happened mainly over the last 10 years and has made palm oil the most used edible oil today. It is found in thousands of products from chocolate and biscuits to soap and lipstick, but many companies actually have no idea where their palm oil even comes from. Under current European legislation, companies do not have to state if they have used palm oil in their products, instead it can be labelled as vegetable oil!
 
We have the right to know what is in the products that we use and consume! Help us to change this...
 
Save the rainforest. Save the orang-utan. Save the world.
 

Bernie BearBernie the Bear's Animal of the Day

English Cocker Spaniel
Today Bernie the Bear wants to show you the English Cocker Spaniel.
 
Intelligent yet stubborn by nature!
Simon Snail If you didn't get here quick enough like Simon the Snail, yesterday's featured animal was the Clouded Leopard.

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