The lawsuit is attempting to obtain information about the zoo’s two elephants, who are held separately in solitary confinement, in defiance of every recommendation regarding the social needs of elephants.
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California is sending the world a clear statement: fur-bearing animals have the right to live in their own skin, free from being maimed and killed by horrific traps to steal their fur for trivial “fashion” statements.
Organizations are calling for an FBI investigation into the activities of the two Kentucky law enforcement officers, who have openly and brazenly posted online about their illegal cockfighting farm and operation.
The Association of Zoos and Aquariums has announced that it will phase out the use of bullhooks—cruel weapons used on captive elephants to force them to do the bidding of human masters.
These seven farmers transformed their livelihoods to avoid inflicting unnecessary suffering on animals.
A recent statement from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission urged homeowners to kill iguanas on their property “whenever possible.” This statement is part of a broader extermination program calling for the mass killing of iguanas in unthinkably cruel ways.
In a vicious display of animal cruelty, employees of Cabela’s outdoor recreation goods store were recently filmed stomping and crushing fish to death. Join us in urging Audubon to denounce fish torture at Cabela’s and Bass Pro Shop stores!
Shriners International is likely the largest institutional supporter of animal circuses in the United States. Tell Shriners International and Shriners everywhere to stop abusing elephants in circuses now!
California residents, please act now to help ban deadly rodenticides, which cause painful and slow deaths to rodents and then poison the wild predators who eat them.
Dwindling salmon populations are threatening the Southern Resident orcas with starvation and extinction. Instead of encouraging humans to stop overfishing salmon or breaching the dams that restrict the fish’s movement, some are calling for the killing of seals and sea lions.
The US Bureau of Land Management is once again callously planning to sterilize wild horse mares using a gruesome procedure so inhumane that many veterinarians refuse to perform it. Take action by submitting a comment on the proposal by May 27.
Commuters and potential rodeo fans in the San Francisco Bay Area are being greeted today by the message “Calf-Roping Kills,” alongside the face of a helpless victim of rodeo’s notorious calf-roping contest, one of the baby cows for whom suffering, injury, and death are the norm.