Asia for Animals calls on the government of Sri Lanka to intervene on behalf of elephants at the Dehiwala zoo, who are forced to perform in shows, housed in unclean conditions, and display chain scars and behaviors associated with stress and boredom.
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Animals at Huzhou Lotus Village Park are suffering under unacceptable living conditions. Asia for Animals calls for the animals to be removed from the zoo and placed in a facility that can properly care for them.
Sanctuaries Rally Behind Proposed Bill to Limit Private Ownership of Exotic Animals in the United States
The Big Cat Public Safety Act was recently introduced to the U.S. House of Representatives. If passed, this proposed law would put restrictions on private ownership of dangerous exotic animals nationwide.
In February, WTI assisted in capturing a tiger that had been declared a man-eater. Shoot orders had been issued against the tiger, so there was a limited opportunity to resolve the situation without killing it.
Guatemala has passed a new animal protection law, hailed as one of the most comprehensive in the world. It establishes fines for animal abuse, as well as prohibits many specific forms of cruelty and exploitation.
Thailand’s infamous Tiger Temple, shut down on suspicion of wildlife trafficking last year, is now set to reopen under a new name. Despite the evidence from last year’s raid, the Tiger Temple has been granted a provisional zoo license by the government.
Finally, the Vancouver Aquarium’s abusive cetacean business has been defeated. A new Cetacean Bylaw will be implemented to end all captivity of dolphins, whales, and porpoises!
AfA calls on Indonesia to end the use of animals as photo props and in performances in zoos and safari parks
Asia for Animals calls on the government of Indonesia to join the international movement against the use and abuse of animals in performances and as photo props, and to take strong and immediate action to put an end to such exploitation.
There have been 52 cetacean deaths in 52 years in connection with the Vancouver Aquarium, with a mother and daughter beluga being the most recent. However, the Vancouver media has not been reporting the whole story and truths about the struggle to end cetacean captivity.
Asia for Animals calls on the government of Indonesia to join the international movement against the use and abuse of animals in performances, and to pass and enforce laws ending animal shows in captive wildlife facilities.
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Asia for Animals calls on Sriwijaya Air to stop transporting dolphins on behalf of dolphin circus operators, and show opposition to the continued exploitation of dolphins within the Indonesian entertainment industry.