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Thu, Feb. 28th, 2008 09:33 am

South Africa has announced it will reverse its 1995 ban on killing elephants and resume culling of elephants in May. Elephant family groups could be rounded up by helicopters and shot from the air by marksmen.

Culling has been reinstated due to fears of elephant overpopulation in protected areas and the habitat destruction that too many elephants can cause. But this plan disregards the fact that elephants are extremely intelligent, social creatures with strong family bonds. It is well known that elephants mourn their dead, and killing large numbers of these sensitive creatures is cruel and unethical.

Please urge the South African government to continue exploring non-lethal options for dealing with growing elephant populations.


go here and sign the petition

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/502818212

Current Mood: pissed off pissed off

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Fri, Feb. 15th, 2008 10:45 pm

http://zenren.livejournal.com/

My sister's kitty is sick and vet bills are enormous. I just thought I'd post this in case anybody wanted to check out her journal and see about Omar, and maybe say a prayer for him (and her too, as this is really hard on her) and just send good vibes their way.

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Tue, Feb. 5th, 2008 11:49 am

just a friendly reminder for those of you who live in a state that is part of super duper Tuesday, please VOTE! VOTE! VOTE!

thank you, and have a great day :-)

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Mon, Oct. 15th, 2007 10:57 am


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Wed, Aug. 1st, 2007 08:45 pm
A local newspaper article on the tragic bridge collapse

http://www.startribune.com/462/story/1338294.html

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Wed, Aug. 1st, 2007 07:32 pm
Wow. Thankfully everybody I know is safe, but I have driven on this bridge so many times. This is just unbelievable....

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070802/ap_on_re_us/minnesota_bridge_collapse

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Sat, Nov. 27th, 2004 11:30 pm
FRIENDS ONLY

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