These stories are worth a click

By People Staff
Updated January 27, 2012 04:30 PM

These stories are worth a click:

Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney once put his dog in a crate and strapped it to the top of his car during a 12-hour road trip, and a “Super Pack” of canines have decided to speak out against Romney’s actions. They’ve formed a group called Dog Against Romney. –

A scientific expedition through Suriname led to the discovery of 46 new animal species, including the armored catfish and the cowboy frog. –LiveScience

In its upcoming Super Bowl commercial, which cost $3.5 million, CareerBuilder will again feature chimpanzees. The move has prompted criticism from PETA and the actress Angelica Houston. –New York Daily News

A 24-year-old British man with a fear of dogs drowned in a lake after running away from an off-leash Staffordshire bull terrier. The man could not swim and died soon afterward. –Daily Mail

Glenn Close, Kevin Bacon and Denise Richards are a few of Hollywood’s biggest animal advocates. –