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The Rule of Small Deer

They were three on the path in front of me. When I came upon them, they didn’t run. They just stood there, staring at me. Then, as one body, they moved: one pawed the ground; one began eating the leaves from a small bush; the third started walking towards me. Deer are supposed to run […]

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Critters Photography

No Worries

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Critters Environment

Deception and the House SAVES Act

The House Committee on Natural Resources will debate five bills related to the Endangered Species Act (ESA) on Wednesday. Though these bills are couched in reasonable sounding phrases and catchy acronyms, promising to make the Endangered Species Act better, make no mistake: these bills are an attack on the ESA. The bill known as the […]

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Critters Documents Government Legal Transparency

USDA APHIS Inspection Reports posted online

The Memory Hole just posted links to thousands of inspection reports. They’re research facility inspections for 2000 through 2007. Trump and his minions just don’t understand the way the internet works. If they build a wall, we’ll put a hole into it. Guaranteed. When I get any new info from the FOIA request or HSUS’s […]

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Critters Documents Government Legal

HSUS comes through on the USDA APHIS records

Today, HSUS filed a Notice of Violation of Court Order with the Department of Justice because of the USDA pulling the APHIS records. I did not know that the HSUS had filed a lawsuit years ago forcing the USDA to provide access to its inspection records for universities and research labs. By pulling these records, the […]