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As part of our mission to promote the education of the general public on how best to interact with animals and the earth around us, Common Sense for Animals has assembled a collection of articles that fit within each of our six pillars. Find a topic that interests you and get ready to learn something new today.

 

Are Zoos Necessary?

Are Zoos Necessary?  By Thornton W Blease Have you ever wondered if we should accept definitions from the past without challenge?  Should we accept the definitions, the good, bad, and indifferent all twirled together like a heteroglossic medley...

Wolves

Wolves     The gray wolf (Canis lupus), also known as the timber wolf or, simply, wolf, is a mammal of the order Carnivora. The gray wolf is the largest member of the family Canidae and also the most well known of wolves. Its shoulder height ranges from 0.6 to 0.9...

Research Animals

The Ethics of Using Research Animals   The use of animals in research is a privilege that must be carefully guarded to assure human and animal relief from the specter of disease and suffering. To ignore human and animal suffering is irresponsible and unethical. Nearly...

Nature Notes

Nature Notes Helpful Hints and Interesting Tidbits ​ How to Deal with Injured or Orphaned Wildlife. Almost all of us have, at one time or another, come across young or injured wildlife, alone and presumably deserted. But, young birds for instance, leave the nest...

Hunting

Why We Need Hunting There is a movement promoted by animal rightists to ban hunting in the United States and around the world.  These people believe that all animals are equal to people and, therefore, should not be hunted.  These animal rightists profess that no...