I’m not a Democrat or a Republican. What I’m against is the bullying coming from the right. Always from the right. Always. This is a flat-out attempt to ridicule the bullies and throw some light on the heroes. I've got lots to work with.
I don't own any of these images. The disdainful comments are all mine, however.
Zimbabwe is the number one destination for tourists to kill leopards for fun.
“Nobody has ever done a detailed survey of leopards in this country, so we don’t really have the slightest clue what the leopard population is” -Viv Wilson, Zimbabwean conservationist.
Here is a short interesting documentary (Kill Of A Lifetime) on the sick leopard trophy hunting industry in Zimbabwe, and the lies they told about how many leopards they have to be able to cash in on the demand for tourists wanting to use packs of dogs to chase terrified leopards up trees and shoot them out.
And now, a break to look at adorable snow leopards.
thetadelta: Snow leopard tail nomming compilation, because tails are just awesome.
Photos are from: tanidareal, leopatra-lionfur, denisesoden, rheazblaze, bledsoevball30, and eisenmann87 from DeviantART and barrybaskin from Flickr.
I love how they can manage to look judgmental and disapproving all while having their tails in their mouths.
I’ve reblogged this before, but I don’t care you’re not my mom.
Om nom nom, tasty tails.
Tail noms! :’)
3 Oct 2012
A good thing:
Costa Rica is poised to become the first Latin American country to ban hunting as a sport. It is hoped that these changes to law will protect animals in one of the world’s most biodiverse countries. Jaguars, pumas and sea turtles are among the country’s most exotic and treasured species, and are often hunted or stolen as trophies.
Read more: http://www.trust.org/alertnet/news/costa-rica-poised-to-ban-hunting-as-sport-in-latin-america-first/
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HORRIBLE NEWS: Today the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced that it’s eliminating federal protections for Wyoming wolves, handing wolf management over to Wyoming, which will open almost all of the state to immediate, unconditional wolf killing.