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March napness coverage

People, 'Playful' Rescue Bear Named Dushi Wins Sleepiest Bear Contest By Staying in Hibernation the Longest

CNN Four Paws Animal WelfareOrg. March Napness Contest (  

The Morning Show with Zito (, Rescue Bears Are Competing To Become This Year's Sleep Champion

One Green Planet, Tired Sanctuary Bears in the Running for "Sleepiest Bear of 2024"

 Rescue Bear Hibernating for His First Full Winter Hopes to Win Sleepiest Bear Contest

USA Today, 
Sleepy bears > shining moments: March Napness brings bracketology to tired sanctuary bears  

Don’t Forget to Fill Out Your March Napness Bracket  

Hibernating Rescue Bears Compete For 'Sleepiest Bear' Title In March Napness Bracket

 March Napness: Contest underway to find the sleepiest sanctuary bear

 BNN, March Napness 2024: Rescue Bears Compete in Sleep Contest Highlighting Wildlife Conservation  

Move Over, March Madness — March Napness Will Crown The Sleepiest Bear Of 2024! – InspireMore    

Our most recent press releases

Black bear receiving surgery in sanctuary in Islamabad, Pakistan

Two bears abused for fighting rescued in Pakistan

FOUR PAWS supports government in ending bear dancing, bear baiting

Dairy cattle

Bird Flu in U.S. Dairy Cows

FOUR PAWS urges WHO member states to tackle the root causes of zoonotic diseases in pandemic agreement

Sheep with lamb

Ten Million Australian Lambs Die Every Year for Fashion

Shocking new report, footage reveals lamb mortality rate in Australia

Rescued brown bear, Mark, napping at the base of a tree comfortably

Tournament of Tired: The 2024 March Napness Competition has Begun

Bears compete for the crown, influencers and celebrities joining in 

Unsplash photo used in Atlas report on hotels

Climate Crisis not on vacation

New FOUR PAWS industry ranking calls on Hilton, Marriott & Co. to improve animal welfare 

Dairy cows in factory farm

Meat Is Eating up the Planet

Americans are the biggest consumers of meat globally and the first nation to reach “Meat Exhaustion Day”

White tigress Ramba is arriving at TIERART in Germany

FOUR PAWS Rescues Second White Tiger Cub in the Czech Republic

Ramba was illegally kept as a status symbol pet in a private home

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Claire LaFrance

Head of Communications


FOUR PAWS International

36 Bromfield St, Suite 410

Boston, MA 20359

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