The King of the Jungle Belongs In The Jungle (Or Savannas & Grasslands)

By |2023-08-10T13:25:20+00:00August 10th, 2023|AfA News, Mascots, NFL|

Every year, on August 10, World Lion Day casts a spotlight on these awe-inspiring animals, highlighting their significance and rallying the global community to protect their existence. Dan Campbell wanted a live Lion on the sideline As a sports fan, I am an avid reader of sports news so I didn’t miss the recent news buzz about the head coach of the Detroit Lions commenting that he had asked the team’s owner and the NFL if he could have an actual Lion. As the team’s pet he wanted it to show up for practice and be on the sidelines for games, saying he would parade it around on a large chain and take good care of it. Thankfully the NFL [...]

Who are the Jaguars? And why they need our help.

By |2023-01-20T01:33:28+00:00January 19th, 2023|AfA News, Jaguars, NFL Playoffs|

This weekend marks the divisional round playoff games in the NFL and each game will be watched by an average of over 30 million viewers.  Almost double the amount of a regular season game.  The Jacksonville Jaguars visit the Kansas City Chiefs.  With so much visibility on the game, it is an ideal time to highlight rarely discussed information about the Jacksonville Jaguar mascot: namely the real living Jaguars, Panthera onca .  In real life they are big beautiful animals.  They symbolize speed, quickness and strength.  Unfortunately, they also represent an endangered species of the big cat family who is struggling to survive.  Please take a moment to learn about these majestic animals and find out what you can do [...]

Belt Up For Wildlife

By |2022-02-04T14:10:29+00:00February 3rd, 2022|AfA News|

As an avid golfer, I watch a fair bit of golf on TV especially in the middle of Winter. I am always inspired by watching the best players in the world, golf their ball around magnificent golf courses. And, I am not alone in following this group; last year 9.5 million viewers tuned into the final round of the Masters tournament. I suppose what I am saying is that the professional men and women golfers have a huge ability to influence. This influence isn’t restricted to their golf skills but also their latest fashion/performance attire. Golfers, like all other athletes, know that looking good and feeling good helps them to play their best. Recently, I have found myself distracted by [...]

Announcing World Games for Wildlife

By |2023-01-02T19:00:11+00:00August 17th, 2021|AfA News, My Wildlife Challenge, Worldgames for Wildlife|

Dear Friends of the Rhino, After having to cancel the 2020 event due to the pandemic, I am excited to announce that the 2nd annual World Games for Wildlife is underway.  We started this year on July 1, 2021 and we are continuing on until the end of the year. Thank you to those who have contributed so far. After starting Active for Animals last year, we have collaborated with two other wildlife conservation charities to launch WGFW 2021. Please visit the websites below to learn more about the great work being done. World Games for Wildlife 2021 Active for Animals Nature Needs More Save African Rhino Foundation I am writing to ask you this year to participate in the [...]

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