Tragically, some zoos continue to hold elephants in social isolation, dominate them through pain and fear using cruel bullhooks, and keep elephants locked in barns over long, dark and cold winters.
Browsing: Animals in Entertainment
The zoo insists the pandas are healthy, but a group of panda enthusiasts aren’t buying it, and they’ve compiled their alarming evidence here.
In an interview with Dulce Ramirez, we discuss her path from rescuing one kitten to Executive Director of a major organization and the state of the animal protection movement in Mexico.
Images and videos of people touching, holding, and playing with wild animals go viral all the time. But how does this affect the animals themselves?
The animals are imprisoned in very small cages, neglected, dehydrated, and malnourished in a facility where maintenance, hygiene and good care are not provided.
Two women thought they were helping by hand-rearing cubs, until they learned some sinister truths. Now they run a sanctuary for big cats born victim to an exploitative industry.
See select images from the new book HIDDEN, which compiles the work of forty photojournalists who document animal lives.
Will the South African government and its high-level panel finally accept the overwhelming evidence that captive lion breeding should be stopped?
Experts have called for a moratorium on whale watching in the Pacific Northwest to protect the highly-endangered Southern Resident Killer Whales, but the whale watching industry persists. Why, and why is this such an important issue?
Over 60 Animal Protection and Environmental Organizations Call for Animal Welfare to be Addressed in COVID-19 Recovery Policies and Financing
The fact that the COVID-19 crisis very likely arose from the exploitation of animals has drawn greater attention to how human uses of animals can increase the risk of future pandemics.
In some regions of Thailand, pig-tailed macaques are abusively trained, often with severe punishments, to harvest coconuts for the export industry.
The co-founders of WildlifeSOS discuss combating wildlife crime through community development.