Monthly Archives: July 2011

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Toy Box, Toy Jungle, and live animals as toys

Back in April, we told you about a chain of local toy stores–the Toy Box and the Toy Jungle–who were selling live frogs.  (Both are part of the same company.)  After pressure from the public, the Toy Box, as it is known in Kitsilano, dropped the frogs.  The other 3 stores, all Toy Jungles, continue 

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More animal-friendly fighters

This is just a quick note on some animal-friendliness at Saturday night’s UFC event. First, Matt Wiman, who lost a close & controversial decision to Dennis Siver, had the Meet Your Meat and Food Inc websites on his shorts. Second, I learned from the broadcast that middleweight Aaron Simpson has now gone vegan. (He went