The outcome of this year’s “Safari Club International convention”? Apparently, shooting animals with cameras is much more popular in Africa than shooting them with guns so hunters are examining other popular alternatives. Like Mongolia!
The New York Times
The New York Times examines the rapidly rising popularity of vegan and cruelty-free fashion. We always knew we were ahead of our time! Wasn’t it Gandhi who once said “First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win”?
Ruth La Ferla
The New York Times [Requires free registration to read online.]
Family dog caught in trap
Elgin, IL — Shannon George was taking a Thanksgiving Day walk a week ago through the wetland area between Tyler Creek and the railroad tracks, off Lyle Avenue, when he saw a young boy in tears.
The Springfield man was out with his father-in-law, Elgin resident Tim Peshek, walking a dog when they met the boy, perhaps 10 years old, crying about his own dog, a Siberian husky.
Bangor Daily News
BBC: ‘Big cat’ fur coats found in raid
Fur coats thought to be made from some of the world’s most endangered big cat species have been seized during a raid. Tiger, leopard and snow leopard skins are thought to have been used to make the eight coats found at a fur dealer’s in Camden, north London.