Posts tagged ‘freedom’

November 15, 2017


by duncanr


laboratory mice and rats are generally killed when their usefulness is over

in Italy, however, laboratories are allowed by law ‘not to kill healthy and ‘salvable’ animals, but to release them to individuals or charity

one such charity is La Collina dei Conigli

these pics capture some of the animals ‘rescued’ by La Collina dei Conigli enjoying their first taste of a world outside of a lab –

January 15, 2017

Pie : Freedom of the Press

by duncanr

February 11, 2016

La Valse Mécanique

by duncanr

many’s the time I’ve felt a bit like that the main character in this short film – thankfully, the day is getting closer when I’ll be able to cut my own strings 😆

December 30, 2014

The Prayer of Power . . .

by sticky

Fattening . . .

In 2012, following a complaint by former Bideford councillor Clive Bone, the National Secular Society obtained a legal ruling from the High Court that local authorities had no statutory power permitting them to impose prayers

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December 17, 2013

Happy Cows

by duncanr

I lived on a farm for a couple of years. The farmer grazed his cows in the field next to my cottage and one of the cows (I nicknamed her ‘Charlie’) and I became friends. She always looked out for me and would follow me around and come to have her head stroked

I was reminded of her when watching this video

October 7, 2012

Gut Aiderbichl Chimps

by duncanr

Gut Aiderbichl is an animal sanctuary near Vienna

The sanctuary has built special large enclosures to re-home chimps previously used for laboratory research.

Some of the chimps were captured in the wild and have spent the last 30 years in a 5′ x 5′ wire cage while others were born in captivity and have never been outside.

The following vid shows the chimps exploring their new environment – (love the way the leading chimps give each other a reassuring hug before venturing out into this scary new world

February 25, 2012

Which country is the biggest threat to UK freedom here?

by NobblySan

No waffle or blurb from me, just read the article.


September 5, 2011

Chimps See Sun for 1st Time

by duncanr

Ten lab chimps moved to an animal sanctuary experience sunlight for the 1st time

Jeez, I seem to have a bit of grit in my eye – sniff, sniff 😳

February 7, 2011

Freedom Fail in Egypt

by duncanr