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Help protect #JustOneRhino – and win fab prizes

Here at Sophie’s World we’re passionate about animal welfare. It’s perhaps genetic: apart from the family and very close friends, our mum/grandmum generally preferred animals to people. The rest of us aren’t quite that extreme, at least not yet. Alexandra is a vegetarian solely for animal welfare reasons, none of us use cosmetics from companies […]

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Silent Sunday: African penguins in the water pipes at Simon’s Town

African penguins coming out of the water pipes in Simon’s Town, South Africa

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Silent Sunday: Curious sheep in the Preseli Mountains in Wales

Curious sheep in the Preseli Mountains (Mynyddoedd Y Preseli), Wales

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Silent Sunday: Cat contemplating the view, St-Paul-de-Vence

Cat contemplating the view in St-Paul-de-Vence

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Counting cats in Zanzibar

You’ll see many cats in Zanzibar; cats are everywhere. They won’t bother you, they won’t beg for scraps of food, they are not importunate. But then cats rarely are, are they… Instead, Zanzibari cats proved to be excellent motifs for the camera and very worthy subjects for our little Cats of the World series here […]

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World at a Glance: Hot kitty in Brussels

When I began a sporadic little series Cats of the World a few years ago, this hot pink spandex cat on a bike in Brussels is not the type of cat I had in mind. Cats are indeed photogenic creatures, and so is this kitty. No surprise, really, that this kitty is indeed in Brussels, […]

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Cheetahs and other rescue animals at Inverdoorn

I’m still in the Caucasus, and articles will be coming up when I’m back, or possibly before (Internet cafes depending). Meanwhile, I thought I’d tell you about this worthwhile animal rescue project in South Africa. On an impromptu visit in Cape Town earlier this year, to meet my childhood friend Ingrid, we had time for […]

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