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Can’t we all just get along? If you kept up with the tension between animal rights activists and traditional campo rituals at Expo Rural last weekend, you’ll have your answer. And because Argentina has decided to prove to us once …

This Saturday at La Exposición de Gandadería, Agricultura e Industria Internacional – commonly known as Expo Rural – more than 40 vegan activists staged a peaceful protest interrupting a dressage contest. The activists walked onto the central track, bearing posters …

While Argentina may be the country with the most pets per capita, it does not, however, fare well when it comes to protecting these animals. According to the province’s Veterinary College, there are around six million domesticated animals in

In November 2016, amid tense showdowns between animal rights activists and galgueros (dog racers), the Argentine Congress voted unilaterally to outlaw dog races. While it had been illegal in many provinces previously, the lack of a total ban meant …

A tense showdown between animal rights activists and dog racing supporters has occurred outside Congress, as the national legislature votes on a law that may see dog racing banned.

Those in favor of dog-racing marched on Congress to “protest

Remember Sandra the Orangutan? A couple of years ago, the courts declared her a “non-human person” and granted her basic human rights. Well, sadly Sandra’s still living in a cage, but fellow ape Cecilia might have a bit more …

Argentina’s last polar bear Arturo — AKA the “world’s saddest animal” according to activists — died this Sunday in Mendoza Zoo shortly before turning 31 years old.

Arturo arrived in the Zoo in 1993 and spent 22 years of his …

Following the news today that the Buenos Aires Zoo will finally close it gates, new information has been released about the interactive ecological park, or Eco Park as it’s being called, that will take over the 44-acre space near Plaza …

After years of protests over the treatment of its animals, the Buenos Aires Zoo will finally be closed down, the City Government has announced. The space, located near Plaza Italia in Palermo, will be transformed into an ecological park and 

Damn, 600 kg of rare Argentine beef sounds exactly like what the doctor ordered. But one very raw asado went on a mini-rampage in Ezpeleta, Buenos Aires Province yesterday after it managed to go Andy Dufresne from a local abattoir.…