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Thousands of beagles saved from drug trials in US

[ad_1] Nearly 4,000 beagles are looking for new homes after what is thought to be one of the biggest ever dog rescue efforts in the US.The dogs were being bred at a facility in Virginia that then sold them on to laboratories for drug experiments.But the company has now been shut down because of animal rights violations - and charities are on a mission to rehome the dogs.The breeding facility
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Trapped whale rescue under way in France

[ad_1] A beluga whale has been lifted from the River Seine in France, in an operation involving 80 people. The 800kg whale became trapped in the river, 100 km (62 miles) inland and its health was beginning to deteriorate as it struggled to find food.The helpers, including divers, police and a dozen vets worked through the night to remove the animal from the river and onto a refrigerated truck that
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Ukraine war must end with liberation of Crimea – Zelensky

[ad_1] And there are fears that if the Ukrainians begin systematically attacking Russian targets inside Crimea, then the Russian response could be very serious indeed. Last month, former Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, now deputy chairman of the powerful Security Council, said that if Crimea were attacked, then "Judgement Day will instantly await all those [involved]. It will be very fast and very hard." [ad_2] Source link