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Test tube procedure gives UK first cloned puppy

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Louise Robertson
10 April 2014

According to the Dogs Trust there were almost 112,000 stray dogs in the UK in 2013 which is just one of the many reasons why the news that Britain has...

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Tragic inevitability of latest zoo deaths

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Libby Anderson
26 March 2014

News came yesterday of lions killed at Copenhagen Zoo. We may deplore the latest announcement that captive wild animals held in a European zoo have...

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Greek law on animal performances stands unchanged

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Libby Anderson
03 February 2014

Animal welfare organisations pull together to champion ban on dolphin shows. As a member of Eurogroup for Animals, OneKind was pleased to respond to...

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Remembering animals in war

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Fiona Newton
08 November 2013

Author Clare Campbell tells the story of the plight of domestic pets and zoo animals during WW11 in her new book Bonzo's War: Animals Under Fire 1939...

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Winter weather brings tragedy - again

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18 April 2012

OneKind supporter Maurice Gray has been campaigning for years to cut the death toll on Scottish sheep farms in winter.  Last week (10 April)...

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Chimps used in experiments show signs of post-traumatic stress and depression

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15 July 2011

In humans, psychiatric conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder and major depression, are commonly diagnosed after acute, repeated, or...

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Sentient whales should be treated ethically

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11 July 2011

This is the message OneKind and the rest of the Whalewatch coalition are sending to the International Whaling Commission (IWC) which is meeting...

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Pigeons remember peoples’ faces

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04 July 2011

New research has shown that feral, untrained pigeons can recognise individual people and are not fooled by a change of clothes.   Researchers,...

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New technologies inspired by nature

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04 July 2011

From early days, the natural world has always inspired and informed humans’ ideas and inventions.   Over billions of years nature has...

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Happier orangutans live longer lives

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01 July 2011

Happier orangutans are more likely to live for longer, according to a new study.   A team of researchers in the UK and US devised a method...

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Chimps suffer mental illness in zoos

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23 June 2011

As they are our closest living relatives and so like us in so many ways, we would expect chimpanzees to experience the world in similar ways to...

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Parrots can reason

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22 June 2011

Parrots are known to be highly intelligent birds but until now it had not been proved that they can reason. We know that humans and other great apes...

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OneKind talks animal ethics with Andrew Linzey

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21 June 2011

Reverend Professor Andrew Linzey is one of the world's leading lights on animal ethics and our relationship with the other animals with whom we share...

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Three top animal fathers

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17 June 2011

With it being the time of year we pay appreciation to our fathers I thought we’d celebrate some of the most impressive fathers in the animal...

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Dolphins Use Double Sonar

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15 June 2011

Dolphins and porpoises use echolocation for hunting and orientation. By sending out high-frequency sound, known as ultrasound, dolphins can use the...

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Penguins coordinate movement to keep warm

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06 June 2011

Penguins are remarkable birds who manage to survive in some of the harshest of environments on earth. The survival techniques of Emperor penguins...

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Bees show signs of negative emotions

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06 June 2011

When people feel depressed or anxious, they are much more likely to see their glass as half empty rather than half full. Evidence of this same...

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OneKind interviews Jonathan Balcombe on The Exultant Ark

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03 June 2011

Jonathan Balcombe is an academic and also a successful author of a number of popular books about animals emotions: specifically animals' pleasure. To...

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Fish ‘count’ in similar way to humans

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26 May 2011

According to a new study, fish can differentiate between quantities as large as 100 and 200. Surprisingly, they show similar numerical skills to...

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Seals’ whiskers detect fish size

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25 May 2011

Harbour seals can detect the fattest fish using just their whiskers, according to new research. Hunting in the North Sea, harbour seals, often known...

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