Animals

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The Puppy and the Snapping Turtle

The killing of a terminally ill puppy in Idaho raises questions about how we consider the moral rights of animals.
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The Legal Case of Elephant Personhood

A Connecticut court grapples with the criteria needed to determine whether animals like elephants should be granted legal personhood.

Animal Abuse on Spring Break: The Case of Total Frat Move

Total Frat Move's Instagram posts depicting potential animal abuse have prompted criticism.

Finding Consciousness in the Humble Honeybee

On finding consciousness in bees and the subsequent ethical implications.

Denmark’s Lion Dissection: Learning Tool or Animal Abuse?

Was the Odense Zoo's dissection of a lion wrong or did it serve a legitimate purpose?