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Animal Sanctuary & Wildlife Rescue News

Explore the captivating Everlasting Animals blog, offering a treasure trove of posts curated from a selection of the nation’s most extraordinary animal organizations. Delve into a rich tapestry of engaging articles that highlight the unparalleled dedication and remarkable work of these animal havens. From heartwarming rescue narratives to insightful conservation initiatives. Immerse yourself in a world of knowledge as we shine a spotlight on the extraordinary efforts being made to safeguard and nurture animals across the country. Discover how each sanctuary’s unique mission contributes to the collective endeavor of creating a more compassionate world for all creatures.

The Vital Role of Animal Sanctuaries in Safeguarding Wildlife

Animal sanctuaries play a vital role in our society by providing a safe haven for animals in need. These sanctuaries offer refuge to animals rescued from various situations, including abuse, neglect, exploitation, and abandonment. Additionally, they provide essential care, rehabilitation, and medical treatment to these animals, allowing them to heal both physically and emotionally. Moreover, animal sanctuaries serve as educational centers, raising awareness about animal welfare issues and promoting compassion towards all living beings. Furthermore, by supporting and promoting the work of animal sanctuaries, we can help ensure the well-being and protection of animals in our communities and beyond.

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- Supertrooper
Painted Lady Butterflies Travel 2,600 Miles Across the Atlantic
Painted lady butterflies, scientifically known as Vanessa cardui, are known for their impressive migratory feats. These insects are found on every continent except Australia and Antarctica. A recent study published in June by Nature Communications has unveiled astonishing details about their migration patterns, revealing that these butterflies travel thousands of miles across oceans. According to […]
- Supertrooper
Man Caught Smuggling Over 100 Live Snakes in Trousers into China
A traveler was apprehended by customs officers while attempting to smuggle over 100 live snakes into mainland China, according to a statement from the country’s customs authority. The incident occurred as the unidentified man tried to cross from Hong Kong to Shenzhen. Customs officers discovered that the man had hidden six canvas drawstring bags, sealed […]
- Supertrooper
Romania to step up cull of brown bears after hiker killed
Romania’s parliament has approved the culling of almost 500 bears this year in an effort to control the “overpopulation” of the protected species after a deadly attack on a hiker sparked nationwide outcry. The country is home to 8,000 brown bears, according to the environment ministry, Europe’s largest brown bear population outside Russia. Bears have […]
- Supertrooper
Washed-Up Whale May Be One of the World’s Rarest
The spade-toothed whale holds the title of the world’s rarest whale species, with no live sightings ever documented. This mysterious creature, which roams the vast southern Pacific Ocean, remains an enigma to scientists who have little knowledge about its population, diet, or habitat. However, a recent discovery in New Zealand may offer a breakthrough in […]
- Supertrooper
Overview of Birdwatching
The major objective of birdwatching is to spot, identify, and record as many members of the avian population as possible and this can happen within a geographic location or a time frame. Many avian enthusiasts are satisfied with only watching the limited species of birds in their locality while others travel to far places to […]
- Eden Taylor
Building Connections Through Fishing In The Northeast
The National Wildlife Refuge Association is thrilled to share the success of the recent Cops and Bobbers fishing program, a collaborative effort by Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, Groundwork Elizabeth, and the Elizabeth Police Department, under our Urban Wildlife Refuge Program in the Northeast. This exciting event introduced over 50 youth summer campers to fishing and archery for the first time, fostering connections with nature and community. Dive into the full story to see how we're making a difference!
- Eden Taylor
Celebrating the 2024 O'Brien Prize for Refuge Friends Grantee: Friends of Malheur National Wildlife Refuge
We are excited to announce the recipient of the 2024 O'Brien Prize for Refuge Friends grantees, the Friends of Malheur National Wildlife Refuge! This annual prize recognizes the outstanding contributions of Refuge Friends groups whose projects foster deeper connections with their communities while enhancing the mission of the National Wildlife Refuge System.
- Eden Taylor
Robert Luna Honored As 2024 Refuge Employee Of The Year For His Outstanding Service At Toppenish National Wildlife Refuge
Robert Luna, an Engineering Equipment Operator at Toppenish National Wildlife Refuge in Washington, has been named the 2024 Refuge Employee of the Year by the National Wildlife Refuge Association. This award recognizes Robert's exceptional contributions to the refuge, highlighting his innovation, outstanding job performance, and dedication to wildlife conservation.
- Eden Taylor
Wayne Selfridge Honored As 2024 Refuge Volunteer Of The Year For His Exemplary Service At  Aroostook National Wildlife Refuge
Wayne Selfridge, a dedicated volunteer at Aroostook National Wildlife Refuge in Maine, has been named the 2024 Refuge Volunteer of the Year by the National Wildlife Refuge Association. This award recognizes Wayne's outstanding contributions to the operation and management of the refuge, highlighting his extraordinary commitment, leadership, and innovative problem-solving.
- Eden Taylor
Okefeenokee Protection Alliance Honored As Refuge Advocate Of The Year For 2024
The Okefenokee Protection Alliance (OPA) has been named the 2024 Refuge Advocate of the Year by the National Wildlife Refuge Association. This award recognizes OPA's extraordinary accomplishments in protecting the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge in Georgia from the threat of mining operations and their unwavering commitment to conservation.
- Bri
If you follow us on social media, you might have seen the news that one of our beloved birds, Malachite, passed away. He lived 7 years longer than he “should” have. As we mourn his loss, I invite you to help turn that grief into healing for some very special birds. Malachite defied the odds, and so […]
- Bri
The U.S. House Agriculture Committee recently released its version of the Farm Bill, the Farm, Food, and National Security Act of 2024. This bill includes dangerous language that could nullify state laws designed to protect farmed animals and threaten states’ rights. We must act now to stop this harmful language from becoming law.  If passed, […]
- Bri
Looking to add some unique pieces to your wardrobe while supporting a great cause? Check out our official merchandise store! From cozy hoodies to stylish t-shirts, there’s something for everyone! You can even sport designs featuring some of our adorable resident cows Daffodil and Panda Bob. Every purchase helps care for the over 200 animals […]
- Bri
Hi, it’s Patagonia the hen! If you follow Animal Place (me) on social media, you might know me from when I taught caregivers how to drive, performed quality assurance inspections on the pigs’ watermelon, and made sure that the chicken health check notes were in order.  But if you don’t, let me tell you a […]
- Haley Waugh
Come celebrate Animal Place’s 35th Birthday at this FREE and fun-filled event! Taste the award-winning Vegan Circus Food Truck’s delicacies Challenge your friends to a game Visit with some seriously cute rescued farmed animals And don’t miss a toast from the Executive Director at 10:30am! This important work and celebration is only made possible because […]
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