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USDA Sued for Incentivizing Mass Killings of Birds and Increasing Risk of Bird Flu
A 2015 outbreak of bird flu cost taxpayers roughly $850 million, and potentially, their lives.
A 2015 outbreak of bird flu cost taxpayers roughly $850 million, and potentially, their lives.
A 2015 outbreak of bird flu cost taxpayers roughly $850 million, and potentially, their lives.

July 28, 2020

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Goats Get the Point of Human Gestures
Goats can interpret human cues, such as the pointing gesture, to gather information about their environment, according to a new study
Goats can interpret human cues, such as the pointing gesture, to gather information about their environment, according to a new study
Goats can interpret human cues, such as the pointing gesture, to gather information about their environment, according to a new study

May 19, 2020

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Amid Global Pandemic, Farm Sanctuary Leads Team Effort to Rescue 113 Animals from Illegal Backyard Butcher Operation in Florida
Under the dark cloud of COVID-19, sanctuaries in “The Sunshine State” team up to provide a ray of light for some severely neglected animals.
Under the dark cloud of COVID-19, sanctuaries in “The Sunshine State” team up to provide a ray of light for some severely neglected animals.
Under the dark cloud of COVID-19, sanctuaries in “The Sunshine State” team up to provide a ray of light for some severely neglected animals.

May 4, 2020

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Transported By Virtual Reality, Central-Western New York Students Get to Know Farm Animals as Friends, Not Food
This spring, middle and high school students in Central-Western New York will find themselves interacting with rescued cows, pigs, chickens, and other farm animals without ever leaving the classroom.
This spring, middle and high school students in Central-Western New York will find themselves interacting with rescued cows, pigs, chickens, and other farm animals without ever leaving the classroom.
This spring, middle and high school students in Central-Western New York will find themselves interacting with rescued cows, pigs, chickens, and other farm animals without ever leaving the classroom.

March 5, 2020

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Runaway Rockland Sheep Now Safe at Farm Sanctuary
A sheep who has generated headlines and social media chatter for managing to evade police officers while on the lam for more than a week in Rockland County is finally safe at the Watkins Glen, N.Y. shelter of Farm Sanctu…
A sheep who has generated headlines and social media chatter for managing to evade police officers while on the lam for more than a week in Rockland County is finally safe at the Watkins Glen, N.Y. shelter of Farm Sanctuary
A sheep who has generated headlines and social media chatter for managing to evade police officers while on the lam for more than a week in Rockland County is finally safe at the Watkins Glen, N.Y. shelter of Farm Sanctuary

February 24, 2020

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Day after Academy Awards, Joaquin Phoenix Rescues a Cow and Newborn Calf
Mirroring his Oscars acceptance speech in which he spoke to the plight of mother cows and their babies, Phoenix helps to liberate a cow and her newborn calf from a Los Angeles slaughterhouse and bring them to Farm Sanctu…
Mirroring his Oscars acceptance speech in which he spoke to the plight of mother cows and their babies, Phoenix helps to liberate a cow and her newborn calf from a Los Angeles slaughterhouse and bring them to Farm Sanctuary
Mirroring his Oscars acceptance speech in which he spoke to the plight of mother cows and their babies, Phoenix helps to liberate a cow and her newborn calf from a Los Angeles slaughterhouse and bring them to Farm Sanctuary

February 20, 2020

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Transported By Virtual Reality, Los Angeles Students Get to Know Farm Animals as Friends, Not Food
Emily Deschanel on new program that brings students face-to-face with animals rescued from the abuses of our modern food system: “Teaching kids compassion is one of the best things we can do to create a kinder, more ju…
Emily Deschanel on new program that brings students face-to-face with animals rescued from the abuses of our modern food system: “Teaching kids compassion is one of the best things we can do to create a kinder, more just world.”
Emily Deschanel on new program that brings students face-to-face with animals rescued from the abuses of our modern food system: “Teaching kids compassion is one of the best things we can do to create a kinder, more just world.”

May 9, 2019

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For Earth Day, Students Get a Lesson on the Environmental Impacts of Food Production
As climate change makes its way into classrooms, teachers need resources. Farm Sanctuary offers free in-classroom presentations and an online curriculum that explore animal agriculture’s effects on our planet and clima…
As climate change makes its way into classrooms, teachers need resources. Farm Sanctuary offers free in-classroom presentations and an online curriculum that explore animal agriculture’s effects on our planet and climate change.
As climate change makes its way into classrooms, teachers need resources. Farm Sanctuary offers free in-classroom presentations and an online curriculum that explore animal agriculture’s effects on our planet and climate change.

April 10, 2019

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Lose the Herd Mentality About Sheep: They’re Actually Highly Intelligent and Emotionally Complex Individuals
A new peer-reviewed scientific article concludes they have a number of complex psychological capacities on a par with humans and other primates
A new peer-reviewed scientific article concludes they have a number of complex psychological capacities on a par with humans and other primates
A new peer-reviewed scientific article concludes they have a number of complex psychological capacities on a par with humans and other primates

March 13, 2019

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Farm Sanctuary Rescues Four Starving Calves from Horrific Cruelty Case at a Union City, PA, Dairy Farm
Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the calves — who have only known cruelty at human hands — will experience love for the very first time
Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the calves — who have only known cruelty at human hands — will experience love for the very first time
Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the calves — who have only known cruelty at human hands — will experience love for the very first time

February 13, 2019

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