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Animal Cruelty

Animals
151.6k viewsThese Animals Could Be Poached Into Extinction Within Your LifetimeThe illegal hunting of animals has taken the lives of so many creatures that it may be too late to reverse the damage. Whether it'...
History
8.1k votersCraziest Cases of Animal Experimentation Throughout HistoryAnimal experimentation, despite its substantial and well-earned controversy, has widely impacted modern medicine's understanding o...
Animals
37.3k viewsProducts That Most People Don't Realize Have Animal Byproducts In ThemUnless you pay super close attention to every ingredient included in everything you use or consume, it's likely that you're regula...
Medicine
10.5k viewsPeople Make Animals Undergo Plastic Surgery And It's As Horrific As You'd ImagineAnimals and plastic surgery aren't two terms you usually hear in the same sentence, but recently, pet plastic surgery has become t...
Animals
25.3k views9 Critically Endangered Animals Whose Extinction Will Have Dire ConsequencesEverything in the world plays into our Earth's ecosystem. Each species has a role in keeping our planet going - whether its bees w...
Explainer
181.4k viewsThe Tragic Execution Of Topsy The ElephantTopsy the elephant was a member of the performing elephant herd of the Forepaugh Circus for the majority of her life. The victim o...
Whoa Facts
13.7k views10 Facts About Exotic Animals In Captivity You Might Just Wish You Didn't KnowMany people have happy memories of visiting zoos, going on animal safaris, visiting aquariums or wildlife centers, and enjoying ci...
Culture
22.5k views14 Barbaric Festivals That Should Be Banned For What They Do To AnimalsMulticultural festivals and traditions from around the world are historically important and typically include a lot of fun and gam...
Animals
806.9k viewsWhat Animals Looked Like Before Humans Started Breeding Them For FoodAround 11,000 years ago when humans first began trading nomadic lifestyles for permanent communities, they also began to domestica...
Animals
7.4k viewsThe Most Famous Dog Sled Race, The 1,000 Mile Iditarod, Has A Major Dark SideThere is nothing more appealing than mixing cute animals with healthy competition. Unfortunately, whenever animals and sports are ...
Dogs
19.2k viewsWhat Happens Behind The Scenes Of Greyhound Racing Will Horrify YouGreyhounds are amazing, sweet, and undeniably fast dogs, which means they're perfectly suited for racing. That is, unless you take...
Animals
57.4k views11 Gross Animal Traditions From Around The World We Can't UnseeThe United States has plenty of horrific uses for animals - cockfighting, dog fighting - that still go on today. However, there ar...
Animals
10.7k viewsWe've Overbred Bulldogs To The Point Where They Can't Breathe Or Breed Without AssistanceIf you've been on the Internet in the past few years, it's unlikely you've escaped seeing an adorable, wrinkly bulldog wagging its...
Photography
6.3k viewsThe Consequences Of Taking Selfies With Exotic Animals In Foreign CountriesWhile the world is filled with animal lovers who would never want to see any harm come to a wild creature, the truth is that human...
WTF
7.6k viewsA Look At China's Yulin Dog Meat Festival, Which Many Activists Are Fighting To EndDogs are man's best friend, or so the saying goes in the western hemisphere. That's why so many people are disgusted and horrified...
Makeup Junkie
21k viewsWhat Animal Testing Really Looks Like In The Beauty IndustryYou would think makeup brands that test on animals would be virtually nonexistent these days but unfortunately, they are still aro...
Weird Nature
2.9k viewsAnimals Are Being Poached For Traditional "Medicine" That Has No Medicinal ValueTraditional medicine has historical and cultural significance. Used appropriately, it can help its users feel more connected to th...