Asia for Animals calls on Yunnan Wildlife Park in Kunming, China to improve its treatment of orangutans, following reports of park staff bringing a baby orangutan into a public shopping mall.
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Asia for Animals calls on the mayor of Sapporo City to stop the transfer of four elephants from the wilds of Myanmar to the Maruyama Zoo in Japan.
Asia for Animals calls on Lotte Mart to cease all sales of dog meat in its supermarkets in China, in light of the animal cruelty, public health risks, and criminality inherent at every stage of the dog meat industry supply chain.
Asia for Animals calls on the government of Bali, Indonesia to prevent construction of dolphin cages offshore, which would confine wild-caught dolphins as a tourist attraction.
Asia for Animals calls on the Malaysian government to intervene on behalf of Lasah, a wild-caught elephant forced to provide rides for tourists, rehoming him to the Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary.
Asia for Animals calls on the government of Sarawak, Malaysia to confiscate four sun bears kept inside a crocodile farm, to place in a sanctuary with the expertise and resources to meet their needs.
Asia for Animals calls on the government of Guangxi, China to shut down the infamous Yulin Dog Meat Festival, which inflicts horrendous animal suffering, endangers public health and welfare, and reflects badly on Guangxi both within the country and abroad.
Asia for Animals calls on the Mayor of Sapporo City to revoke permission to Maruyama Zoo to import four Asian elephants from their native Myanmar to Japan. There are grave concerns regarding the impact an international relocation could have on the elephants’ welfare.
Asia for Animals calls on Shanghai Circus World to cancel plans for a macaque training school and phase out the use of animals in its performances, relying instead on human skill and acrobatics to build its reputation.
Asia for Animals condemns the poor living conditions for animals currently housed at the recently-opened “Zhengjia Polar Ocean World” facility in Guangzhou, China, and urges the owners to take immediate steps to improve the welfare of the animals and reconsider the exhibition of marine and arctic wildlife in this and future shopping malls.
Asia for Animals urges India’s Minister for Environment, Forests and Climate Change to take strong and immediate action to prevent bull taming/ racing, and other associated events, from taking place, by upholding the Supreme Court’s order, prioritising public safety and animal welfare, and India’s international image and reputation.