With the popularity of the documentary Blackfish, which focuses on captive orcas at SeaWorld, public debate over keeping the endangered species in captive has reignited. For years, activists have long tried to have Lolita, an orca held captive at the Miami Seaquarium, released. Today, federal offi ... More >>
As a relatively new vegan, I'm always on the lookout for convenient foodstuffs that allow me to feel like a semi-normal human. At the buffet of life, no one wants to be relegated to a lonely spot by the salad bar. The good news is there are lots of easily available products that fit the vegan bill. ... More >>
It began December 6 when a boat captain discovered a pelican on Summerland Key that was all but sure to starve. An unknown person had cut two six-inch lacerations in the bird, which exposed the creature's trachea and prevented it from swallowing food. Since that gruesome find, at least ten other bir ... More >>
Never take candy from strangers. Everyone knows that. Children, adults -- even ducks, apparently. Over the weekend, Florida Woman Karie Lindgren was arrested on felony charges of animal cruelty, and police dispatched one of the most insane/troubling/disturbing arrest affidavits in recent times.
When Jesus Navarro was arrested for selling $1,350 horsemeat to undercover cops, it didn't seem to make much of an impact. Other men might have taken pause after a 2010 police report described their work environment as full of "rotting food and putrid water" and co-workers as "three dead goats in va ... More >>
Experts around the country have raised all kinds of concerns about Florida's mass orgy of python killing set for this weekend. Would-be snake hunters only have to read a couple of PDFs to qualify, leaving them in grave danger of death by dehydration, snake bite, swamp rot and god knows what other Ev ... More >>
In what I can only describe as PETA's latest inventive publicity stunt, prominent vegan and record producer Russell Simmons (in partnership with PETA) sent a letter to New York City Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley on Friday, congratulating him on the proposed ban on large (16 oz. or larger) su ... More >>
Usually perverts like to keep their kinks to one genre or another, but apparently Eric Antunes's twisted sexual appetite wasn't fulfilled by just one form of deviance. Police busted Antunes, a Clearwater resident, after getting a tip he had child pornography, but then also discovered he'd been cheat ... More >>
L.A. City Attorney's OfficeIsn't this how 28 Days Later begins?Miami freight shipper Robert Matson Conyers was charged with animal cruelty yesterday after a tri-continental shipment of monkeys turned into a cannibalistic simian catastrophe.Guyanese animal supplier Akhtar Hussain hired Conyers to ... More >>
Michael Vick is now an equity partner in Double Eagle Holdings, which owns the Fuze beverage company. The company released a press release Wednesday announcing that Vick, "one of the most dynamic athletes in the National Football League," is its new spokesperson.Is it just me or is this just too ... More >>
Following an outbreak of infectious diseases in the animal shelter, Miami-Dade Animal Services has announced that they will temporarily suspend numerous services for "no more than two weeks, effective immediately." The shelter will no longer accept the intake of any new dogs. Most stray dog pick- ... More >>
Last year in a slightly controversial cover story, New Times delved into the world of bestiality. We introduced you, whether you were prepared or not, to Malcolm Brenner, a Sarasota man who claims that a dolphin, named Ruby, was the love of his life. Now he's completed work on a semi-autobiograph ... More >>
Last year, somebody killed and ate Ivonne Rodriguez's dappled quarter horse, Geronimo. If that somebody tries the same thing next year, he will likely spend at least a year in jail and pay a $3500 fine. The Florida House of Representatives is poised to pass a bill making it a felony to traffic in ... More >>
Courtesy of Miami-Dade CorrectionsTyler WeinmanApparently, there were so many cats killed during last Spring's feline murder spree that rocked Cutler Bay and Palmetto Bay that prosecutors forgot to charge the suspect, 19-year-old Tyler Weinman, with all of them. In a status hearing ye ... More >>
Courtesy of Miami-Dade Corrections Tyler Weinman, not his class picture but his mugshot. Yes, he's actually smiling.Sometime after midnight this morning, police arrested 18-year-old Tyler Weinman at a party in Coral Gables for the recent string of horrific cat killings that have plagued Cutle ... More >>
Hello, Kitty I am a 51-year-old housewife; my husband is the same age and I love him to death. But we rarely have sex. We just recently adopted a Japanese Akita from friends who were moving out of state, and he's really a handful. He's completely hyperactive and shows his affection by grabbing hold ... More >>
Middle-age housewife wants to screw the pooch.
"The python is dangerous and can attack, strangle, and easily kill even a grown man. Why doesn't Selene try hunting pythons?"
The birds' livers can enlarge up to ten times their normal size"
Graziano's Parrilla Argentina
The county's animal shelter is plagued by old problems, but retaliation would be a new one
Suzanne's Vegetarian Bistro