Animal Rights

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Meatpacking District Venue Calls Off Planned SeaWorld Party With Penguins

A Meatpacking District restaurant called off a planned party to be hosted by SeaWorld Tuesday, after an animal rights group threatened to protest over the live penguins that were set to be part of it.

01/14/2014

Bear hunters pose with a black bear that they killed at Waywayanda State Park. (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New Jersey Black Bear Hunt To Begin On Monday

For the fourth year in a row, the New Jersey black bear hunt was set to get under way next week.

12/07/2013

Black Bear (file / credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Protesters Turn Out For Final Day Of NJ’s Black Bear Hunt

As of Friday night, 410 bears have been harvested during the hunt’s first five days.

12/10/2011