Category: Videos

Sad, Lonely Baby Dolphin Shows True Cruelty of Marine Parks (VIDEO)

In this sad video shot at the Loro Parque marine park in Spain, a baby dolphin repeatedly bobs up and down in the water and swims in circles after performing in a show and being left alone in small pool. Dolphins are one of the most intelligent and friendly creatures on earth, and this animal’s behavior is a clear sign of the psychological and emotional distress that is all too common at marine parks around the world. Due to their ability to jump and mimic human noises, dolphins are commonly forced into entertainment against their will. This video shows...

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Dog with Mange so Bad He Had Scales instead of Fur Finally Finds Loving Forever Home (VIDEO)

Augustus the (formerly) stray dog was found roaming the streets alone and extremely neglected. In fact, he was so badly deteriorated that all of his fur had fallen out and his skin was covered in scales from mange. Augustus was finally rescued from the streets, and treated with medicated baths and coconut oil. Slowly but surely, his fur started to grow back. Once Augustus was healed, a loving family adopted him. Now, he is living happily ever after in his forever home. With continued kindness from strangers and rescue organizations, more dogs like Augustus can have a chance at...

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Video – Stray Pit Bull Hit by Car Gets 2nd Chance at Life

It’s not easy for a dog to survive being hit by a car. But thanks to Los Angeles rescue group Hope for Paws, Jezebel’s story has a happy ending. When Hope for Paws received a call about a homeless pit bull that had been struck by a vehicle and was now huddled beneath a car in pain, they rushed to the scene. As the concerned caller looked on, a trained professional from the organization eased the pit bull from her hiding place using a gentle snare. He then tested the dog’s aggressiveness by using a towel to gauge her...

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Video: ‘Dancing Bears’ Can’t Resist Watermelon Pinata

Who doesn’t love a good watermelon? In this video from the Bannerghatta Bear Rescue Center, rescued Indian sloth bears swipe and grab at watermelons hung from a branch. And boy do they seem to enjoy themselves. Sadly, these bears haven’t always experienced such a stress-free life. The Bannerghatta Bear Rescue Center, located just outside New Delhi, specializes in protecting sloth bears like these, also called “dancing bears.” For the past 400 years, the sloth bear has been poached and exploited for entertainment in India. The bears are captured, mutilated, and forced to dance for crowds. In 1972, the dancing...

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Video – Dog Thrown from 2nd-Story Balcony Loses Leg, But Not Her Spirit

Celia is a dog with a beautiful, resilient spirit. After being tossed from a balcony, she suffered a broken leg, and subsequently lost the limb. But despite experiencing these traumatic events, she’s happy and playful as ever — and has finally found a loving home. “A 5-year-old girl threw Celia from a two-story balcony to her sister, who was standing below — but she missed, and Celia landed on the ground and broke her leg,” PETA Associate Director of the Community Animal Project Emily Allen told Lady Freethinker. After the incident, the family Celia was living with deemed her “ugly,”...

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Video – Rescued Racehorse Now Living the Life he Always Deserved

For most of his life, Charlie’s Quest —  now just known as Charlie — was forced to run around racetracks at top speed, despite suffering multiple bone fractures. Fortunately, rescuers from PETA played the perfect matchmaker in finding Charlie a home with recent widow Alyson Mahoney. Before the rescue, Charlie experienced agonizing pain for the majority of his seven-year life. PETA happened upon him during an expose on the racing industry’s practice of medicating injured horses to keep them racing (and keep them bringing in cash). “In the investigative video, an assistant trainer (Scott Blasi, assistant to Hall of Fame...

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New Year, Same Smog: Time Lapse Video Captures Pollution Cloud Engulfing Beijing

As the New Year began, China issued an Orange Alert air pollution warning  — the second-highest ranking — for it’s capital city, Beijing. A time-lapse video taken just a few short days into 2017 shows how pollution engulfed Beijing in just a 20-minute time span. The wind sweeps in a cloud of pollution thick enough to blur buildings and streets from the camera’s sight. This level of pollution is dangerous to say the least. However, it is nothing new for the people of Beijing. https://youtu.be/csyERUfMqfE The problem is so severe, an estimated 1.4 million premature deaths are believed to...

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Animals are Still Suffering at ‘World’s Saddest Zoo’

A viral video released last March tells the tragic tale of Grandview Aquarium, a sad facility within a Chinese shopping mall that could more accurately be described as “the world’s saddest animal prison.” The video brought international attention to the plight of Pizza the polar bear, a clearly depressed creature confined to cramped, artificial quarters with no escape from the throngs of gawking tourists. Sadly, Pizza remains at Grandview despite global outcry. And the poor polar bear is not the only animal suffering at the hands of the aquarium, owned by the group Haichang Holdings. Beluga whales, arctic foxes, and...

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