To do so, I formed a panel consisting of seven top animal experts. They would have been much higher on the list, but they’re not quite individuals. Lolita is the subject of a court case over whether an endangered species is exempt from being forced to put on a mildly entertaining show.
The Animals 100 board consisted of PETA president Ingrid Newkirk, Animal Planet and Discovery Channel president Rich Ross, environmentalist Philippe Cousteau, Farm Sanctuary president Gene Baur, in which the characters get stuck in an elephant’s vagina—and Moby, the vegan musician who lives a few houses away from me and was walking by my driveway while I was working on this. But they’re not quite a species either, since it’s just the mosquitoes that carry the disease we’re talking about. The seven-year-old Belgian Shepherd busted into the apartment of the guy suspected of planning the Paris bombings, took multiple gunshot wounds and died.
Correction appended: April 28, 2016Why did I create the TIME 100 Animals? The Sea World Orca was PETA President Ingrid Newkirk’s top pick. Americans invented CRISPR technology, but they won’t use it because they’re ethical wimps. You show a photo of Mickey Mouse to anyone in the world, you know what they say? ” You show a photo of TIME 100 cosmologist Kip Thorne to anyone in the world and you know what they say? ”He or she was the first horse to win the Triple Crown in a long time. But if we spread Grecia and Tieta apart on the list, you would have already forgotten about Grecia, so this seemed easier for everybody. “The llama thing was the day of “the dress,” says Buzzfeed Animals editor Chelsea Marshall, about the garment that was either blue or not blue or something like that. There was so much stuff happening on the Internet that day.
Because humanity obviously needs a definitive list of the most influential animals in the world. After killing three people, getting his own documentary and more impressively inspiring Tommy Lee to write a letter, the park is ending its orca shows. The Chinese have made super beagles, super pigs, super sheep, super monkeys and—this last one is totally a guess—that eagle that attacked Donald Trump. The llamas would have blown up more if the dress weren’t so crazy.”Hundreds of protestors showed up at the Miami Seaquarium on January 17 to protest the orca that’s not only been held in captivity since 1970, but also given a super-creepy name.
Using the American-created CRISPR technology that allows scientist to snip and move parts of DNA, Lei Qu at the Shaanxi Provincial Engineering and Technology Research Center for Shaanbei Cashmere Goats—which is a real place—created goats (presumably Shaanbei Cashmere ones) with bigger muscles and longer hair, to increase their meat and wool. This is way less important that the Costa Rican incident which got all the rich Costa Rican tourists upset and into wildlife. Simpson-style chase of one black and one white llama was covered live for 20 minutes on local Arizona television, as cops chased the two by car and then by foot, eventually lassoing both.
He was the follow up to Free Willie: ‘Free Tillie.’” In March it was discovered that Tilikum now has a fatal respiratory disease that Newkirk blames Sea World for and Sea World blames respiratory disease on. This is hard to believe, but around the same time the Costa Ricans were 3D-printing a beak for Grecia, the Brazilians were 3D-printing a beak for their own injured toucan, Tieta.
In 2005, China gifted these two pandas to Taiwan as part of its panda diplomacy.
“Tuan Yuan” means reunion, which would sound ominous to me if I were Taiwan, but apparently isn’t so bad that it would keep them from taking free pandas.
(Read about the totally rigorous process here.)Here's the full list: Correction: The original version of this story misstated the year Jaws was released. The days of Ernest Hemmingway and Theodore Roosevelt ended when that Minnesota dentist killed an African lion so beloved he not only had a name, but a really good name. Fish and Wildlife Service added two subspecies of lion to the endangered list making hunting of them not okay for U. I can’t believe I spent so much time thinking about this. The police dog saved the life of the Paris police, posthumously receiving the Dickin Medal, which sounds much better with a French accent.
After the public shaming of the dentist, which included Jimmy Kimmel crying on air, it became clear that big game hunting was no longer socially acceptable. The Twitter hashtag #Je Suis Chien trended on Twitter.
I’m assuming they just do that for the rest of their lives.