Xanda was shot just outside Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park, near the spot his father Cecil was killed by American bow hunting dentist Walter Palmer. His death is mired in confusion, and means that his seven offspring face an unlikely future.
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Michael Hansen says he supports federal funding for cultured meat, as well as national bans on fur sales and animal circuses. This would put him well to the left of some of the most compassionate senators currently in office.
The colorful, boldly patterned tiger moths are in the spotlight this year for the Sixth Annual National Moth Week taking place around the world July 22 through 30.
Featured in the Limca Book of Records 2017, FIAPO’s Living Free campaign reached out to 133,000 people and will save over 66,000 animals from ending up on people’s plates.
Koalas continue to die in their thousands as their habitat disappears, and they are killed by dogs, in car hits, and in bushfires.
Animals live awful enough lives as it is on factory farms. Can society ensure that they at least will not be burnt alive or suffocate to death before we get around to slaughtering them?
Deep-sea ecosystems and species can take decades or even centuries to recover from a disturbance. It’s more important than ever that we understand deep-sea ecosystems and have a good idea of what we stand to lose.
While it was the good intention of the rescue team to free a giant crocodile trapped in a dam, its death brings to mind a very important unanswered question: Are our rescue teams well equipped to deal with the capture of massive wildlife?
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In this age of extinctions, governments love to trumpet any rare or unique findings of species. Publicity can generate support to prevent species from becoming extinct, but it may also backfire when publicity incites the interest of poachers and betrays details of a species’ location.