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Peter Jackson Claims No Animals Harmed During Filming Of ‘The Hobbit’

Despite what you may have read about the death of 27 animals on the set of ‘The Hobbit,’ Film bosses are now claiming that these accusations are false! Producers of the film released a statement that read: “The producers of The Hobbit take the welfare of all animals very seriously and have always pursued the […]

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Pamela Anderson Pens Open Letter To Save Baby Elephant

Pamela Anderson has fired off an open letter begging an Indian politician to save an abused elephant which has been chained up at a local temple. Anderson, a long time advocate of animal rights admits she was “in tears” upon hearing the story of Sunder, a baby elephant which has suffered cuts and injuries after […]

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Chelsea Handler Calling On NYC To Ban Carriage Rides

TV host and actress Chelsea Handler is leading the charge on a group reaching out to NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg to ban carriage rides in NYC’s Central Park. Joining  animal-advocacy group NYClass, Handler has written a letter to Mayor Michael Bloomberg, urging him to replace the horses with electric cars modeled on vintage classics. She […]

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Ian Somerhalder Building Animal Sanctuary To Help Troubled Children

Vampire Diaries star Ian Somerhalder is building an animal sanctuary with hopes of helping kids who have behavioral issues. The actor is a long time animal activist, and has lead charges in his native Canada against the killing of baby seals in the past. Through his own non-profit eco organization, the Ian Somerhalder Foundation (ISF), […]

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