I've been traveling around for the past 2 weeks so I thought I'd give myself time to recover by posting this traveler's roundup. There are some super interesting articles and media out there so definitely make sure to check out all of this fascinating animal related news.
Giraffe Killed Despite Worldwide Protests
The Copenhagen Zoo has come into big controversy with their decision to publicly kill 2 of their giraffes and feed them to the lions housed there. This is a complex issue that I almost wrote a whole blog about and still might but for the meantime I would love to get people's thoughts and comments on the topic.
In the chilly dawn of Sunday morning a healthy young giraffe in a Danish zoo was given its favorite meal of rye bread by a keeper – and then shot in the head by a vet.
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Study finds that full fat milk might make you thinner!?!?
In this article you will find another blow to the anti fat folks and the lipid theory mongers.
I have to admit, I melt at the creaminess of full-fat yogurt. It's an indulgence that we're told to resist. And I try to abide....... But what if dairy fat isn't the dietary demon we've been led to believe? New research suggests we may want to look anew.
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Dog's shaking heads in slow motion
I'm crazy for animals so I thought I'd share this super fun set of photos featuring man's best friend!
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A Foie Gras Parable
I first heard this story on NPR's This American Life a few months ago and more recently watched the TED talk featuring the same basic plot line. I think the NPR version is a bit superior so I am including a link here but the video is also fun and you can watch it below.
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Welcome to The Kosher Omnivore's Quest! My old blog on kosher slaughter, kosher meat, and animal welfare. For new content check out my new website, The Kosher Cut™. There you'll find: blog posts about shechita and related topics, educational slaughter presentations, kosher slaughter training, and a selection of high quality professional kosher slaughter equipment.