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ANIMALS AUSTRALIA GROUP ACTIVE IN THE CAUSE OF ANIMAL WELFARE

ABC LANDLINE ARTICLE ABOUT ANIMALS AUSTRALIA PIP COURTNEY, PRESENTER: Farm lobby groups certainly think they had a big win recently when they pressured Coles and Animals Australia into dropping an in-store shopping bag promotion on animal welfare. But it might be a case of “Be careful what you wish for”, since Animals Australia have now […]

November 5th, 2013
Topic: Alpaca, ANIMALS & STOCK, Bats, Birds, Cattle, Crocodiles, Dogs, Domestic animals, Fish, Goats, Horses, Kangaroos, Milking cows, Pigs, Platypus, Poultry, Rodents, Sheep, Turtles, Wild animals Tags: , , , , ,

MARKETS IN SHANGHAI CHINA FOR SEA LIFE,BIRDS,DOGS,CATS & INSECTS

A VISIT TO THESE MARKETS MAY LEAVE YOU A LITTLE SHELL SHOCKED Shanghai epitomizes high-falutin internationalism, while simultaneously adhering to Chinese tradition. Traditional xialongbao, Shanghai soup dumpling shops are made modern by ¥80 cocktails. Well-designed parks of Zen impeccability play host to women in white linen pantsuits and their designer toddlers. But it’s hard to […]

June 22nd, 2013
Topic: ANIMALS & STOCK, Birds, CHINA, Domestic animals, Fish, MARKETS, Pigs, Poultry, Turtles Tags: , , , , , ,

RED EARED SLIDER TURTLE A PEST & MUST BE REPORTED TO AUTHORITIES

No REST for the wicked A large female REST. Note the red stripe behind the eye, and the fine yellow stripes on head and neck. The head is retracted straight back into the shell. If ever there were an animal with potential to piggyback a disease or parasite into Australia, the Red-eared Slider Turtle (REST) […]

March 27th, 2011
Topic: ANIMALS & STOCK, PESTS DISEASES BACTERIA VIRUSES, Turtles Tags: , ,