Animals as teachers

"How will we live when we recognize that all beings and the elementals are our most precious relations on whose behalf we are called to devote our lives?"
                                                                                                              --Deena Metzger

"Until one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul remains unawakened.
                                                                                                              --Anatole France

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Animal Souls: Animals Save Animals From Death

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Death On A Factory Farm [HBO] (2009)

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COWSPIRACY - Official Trailer - HD

The Meatrix - Relaunched

The Animal Communicator - Anna Breytenbach (Full documentary)

Anna Breytenbach 2013

Anna Breytenbach, Animal Communicator - Awaken Academy

The funniest animals in the world !!

Baby deer rescue and release

Animals Are Awesome Too! Humans / People Are Awesome Spoof

Air Canada pilot diverts international flight to save dog 091615

POLAR BEAR LOVE: Cute polar bear cubs lovin' up their mamma

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The woman who lost a dog and gained 200 sloths


"Intelligence can also be measured by the ability to live within the bounds of the laws of ecology -- to live in harmony with one’s own ecology and to recognize the limitations placed on each species by the needs of an ecosystem. Is the species that dwells peacefully within its habitat with respect for the rights of other species the one that is inferior? Or is it the species that wages a holy war against its habitat, destroying all species that irritate it? What can be said of a species that reproduces beyond the ability of its habitat to support it? What do we make of a species that destroys the diversity that sustains the ecosystem that nourishes it? How is a species to be judged that fouls its water and poisons its own food? On the other hand, how is a species that has lived harmoniously within the boundaries of its ecology to be judged?"
                                                                                                                   --Paul Watson of Sea Shepherd


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"The old Lakota was wise. He knew that man’s heart, away from nature, becomes hard; he knew that lack of respect for growing, living things soon led to a lack of respect for humans, too.
So he kept his children close to nature’s softening influence."
                                                                         --Luther Standing Bear, Oglala Lakota Sioux Chief


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Critically Injured Elephant Calf Rescued By Wildlife Trust 061815

Man hunts deer. Deer gets revenge.

Wild and Woolly, An Elephant and his Sheep (Full documentary)

Lawrence Anthony's Rehabilitation of Elephants

Making the Case for a Paradigm Shift in Community Cat Management

Heartwarming - Watch this if you thought Kindness is Dead

Animal Odd Couples - Full documentary 2013

Dog does something unexpected to a dead puppy

Dolphin Gives Birth on Camera. Beautiful Record.

Unlikely Animal Friends - Episode 3

Man Saves a 375 Pound Black Bear from Drowning

Gorilla reunites with man that saved him

Sound Therapy ~ Whales Singing

This teacup poodle rides elevators to visit friends

Cowspiracy: As California Faces Drought, Film Links Meat Industry to Water Scarcity & Climate Change 040715

Using the Legal System to Fight Factory Farms | Michele Merkel | TEDxManhattan 031515

Animal Souls: Animals Save Animals From Death. Amazing


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Why they beach themselves -- These intelligent mammals when gravely injured try desperately to make it to shore to avoid drowning at sea...

Save America's Horses

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What if Humans Aren’t the Most Intelligent Creatures on the Planet? 051315


American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign


"Cetologists observe, document, and decipher evidence that points to a profound intelligence dwelling in the oceans. It is an intelligence that predates our own evolution as intelligent primates by millions of years."
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The Holy Monkeys Of Nepal's 'Monkey Temple' 121014

Chicken factory farmer speaks out 120314

An encounter with Charlotte   Humpback whales in Hervey Bay

Kate Cooper - The Secrets of Food Marketing

How A Veteran Finds Peace By Helping Wild Animals 102314

A Homeless Polar Bear in London - Ft. Jude Law and Radiohead

Vietnam vet reconnects with world through wild animals in 'Wild Home' 092414

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Hero Dog Leads Cop To Burning Home | Includes Cop Interview

Courageous Cat with Alligator

The Animal Communicator Anna Breytenbach Documentary Film

Sanctuary One at Double Oak Farm -- a care farm

Jeff Guidry and his eagle named Freedom

This abandoned dog took a four mile trip every night

Baby Elephant Navann's Outing

Amazing Galloping Horses

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Joshua Horwitz: "War Of The Whales: A True Story" 070814
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Nature Connection Will Be the Next Big Human Trend 082214

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Call of the Killer Whale (Nature Documentary)

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"He prayeth well, who loveth well / Both man and bird and beast.
He prayeth best, who loveth best / All things both great and small;
For the dear God who loveth us, / He made and loveth all."

                                                                                              --Samuel Taylor Coleridge, 1772–1834
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A lion called Christian - The whole Documentary (Full length)

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I'm Little... But I'm a Great Winner

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Star Beings of Africa - The White Lions of Timbavati

Why Did the FBI Label Ryan Shapiro’s Dissertation on Animal Rights a Threat to National Security? 032514

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Radioactive Wolves Of Chernobyl [Full Documentary]

An Interview with an Animal Communicator - Anna Breytenbach

Anna: Animal Communicator

CAT Super Skateboarding Adventure! Go Didga! (ORIGINAL)

Rescued Dog's Reaction To Seeing Grass For The First Time

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If It Fits, I Sits

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A Man and Bear that are Best Friends

People Should Know About This Awful Thing We Do,
And Most Of Us Are Simply Unaware

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Estée Lauder, Clinique
& M.A.C Are No Longer Cruelty-Free

*** PETA confirmation --
Aveda still cruelty-free



Confirmation by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
that Aveda to date does not test its products on animals

From: Stephanie Ruple - PETA
To: Lisa - LysistrataProject
Subject: Thank you for contacting PETA!
Date: Oct 2, 2013 11:41 AM

Hi Lisa,

Thank you for contacting us about Aveda. As you know, Aveda is a subsidiary of Estée Lauder. Estée Lauder was included on PETA’s cruelty-free list for more than two decades, so we were stunned to learn that it is paying for tests on animals in China. This means that Estée Lauder no longer qualifies to be listed as cruelty-free, and we have removed it from our list of companies that have permanently banned all tests on animals and added it to our list of companies that do test on animals.

Estée Lauder has also changed the language in the animal testing policies of its subsidiary brands, which are listed at We are currently trying to clarify whether these brands are still cruelty-free or whether they are also marketing in China, and they have been removed from our “don’t test” list until we receive clarification. However, two of Estée Lauder’s subsidiaries, Aveda and Sean John, provided us with separate confirmation that they are not marketing or selling their products, and are not paying for any tests on animals, in China. You can rest assured that Aveda remains committed to their mission of providing cruelty-free products despite Estée Lauders’ expansion into China.

Because tests on animals are required by the Chinese government before many cosmetics products can be marketed in China, some companies, including Aveda, choose not to sell their products there. We urge you to support these companies and continue to purchase products from the more than 1,300 companies on our cruelty-free list, which can be found at

Through a generous grant given to PETA, we are now supporting the efforts of the Institute for In Vitro Sciences (, which is providing training for scientists in China in the use of non-animal test methods and working with officials to accept the non-animal methods that are used in the U.S., the European Union, and much of the world. We are urging Estée Lauder to contribute significantly to this effort to hasten the process.

To learn more about non-animal methods and how PETA has been instrumental in the acceptance of these tests by governments around the world, please visit

To learn more about how animals suffer in laboratories, please go to To get involved in PETA’s other campaigns, please see To make a donation in support of PETA’s campaigns to stop cruelty to animals, please visit

Thanks again for calling and for everything that you do to help animals.

Stephanie Ruple
Executive Assistant to the Senior Vice President
Office of the President
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
501 Front Street Norfolk, VA 23510
Phone: 757-962-8204 Fax: 757-628-0786





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Saving Valentina - Great Humpback Whale

Buddhist Prayer for Animal Liberation

Troop of Gorillas visit a camp

Man Reunited With His Childhood Friend Gorilla!!!

Kathleen Aspenns - flower essence practitioner for animals

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Glenn Miller Routine - Hooked on Swing

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India Declares Dolphins "Non-Human Persons", Dolphin shows BANNED 073013

Layla’s love at first sight 070113

Vicktory dog Lucas 062013

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21 Dogs Who Don't Realize How Big They Are 011513

Rare Black Bear Quintuplets Caught on Film!!


On-going World-wide Meditation/ Prayer Vigil for Elephants

Ivory Poaching At Critical Levels: Elephants On Path To Extinction By 2020? 080108

Nursery for Baby Elephants



"Until we have the courage to recognize cruelty for what it is, whether its victim is human or animal, we cannot expect things to be much better in this world. We cannot have peace among men whose hearts delight in killing any living creature. By every act that glorifies or even tolerates such moronic delight in killing, we set back the progress of humanity."
                                                                                                                   --Rachel Carson, Silent Spring


World-wide Meditation/Prayer Vigil for Elephants, on-going

World's elephants are under seige. They desperately need our help.

The effect of poaching, culling, etc. is showing up as intense aggression of young male elephants against humans, their own species and other animals. See article in New York Times Magazine "An Elephant Crackup" -

The Meditation/Vigil is being called by CoreLight which maintains an Elephant Prayer Circle - CoreLight is the creation of awakened spiritual teacher Leslie Temple-Thurston, born in and deeply connected to South Africa.

Lastly, the U.S. is among the world's top consumers of illegal ivory. We can help offset this. Please sign the petition addressed to President Obama -

Immense gratitude from these profoundly intelligent Beings, our kin, for whatever kindness you do on their behalf... knowing that acting for them benefits our entire one web of life.









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