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Cute Things Come in Threes: These Newborn Tiger Triplets Are Adorable
Offbeat  (tags: animals, tigers, birth, zoos, wildlife, protection )

- 11 hours ago -
Early Tuesday morning, three male Amur tiger cubs weighing about 2.5 pounds each were born at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. The cubs are the first for 10-year-old Irisa, who the zoo had hoped for years would reproduce.
Ban Public Handling of Big Cats, Bears, and Primates ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, cruelty, suffering, wildlife, zoos, public handling )

- 1 day ago -
Baby tigers, lions, and other wild animals are frequently used by unscrupulous exhibitors for public handling, typically until they are just a few months old. The animals are then often discarded, with many ending up warehoused at roadside zoos
Improve Zoo Animal Welfare ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, suffering, zoos, AnimalWelfare )

- 6 days ago -
Sign the petition below to show your support for new guidelines that would help improve the lives of zoo animals all over the country.
Retire Ruth Now at Buttonwood Zoo ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, cruelty, suffering, elephants, zoos )

- 7 days ago -
Ruth has been attacked by her exhibit mate at least 29 times in the past 8 years, as far back as the Zoo says it has records. In addition to being hit, bitten, rammed, tusked, and pushed down, in 2006, Emily bit off 6 1/2" of Ruth's tail
Sanctuary for Mali- Manila Zoo's Lone Elephant ! PLEASE SIGN and SHARE ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, elephants, suffering, protection, zoos )

- 14 days ago -
Mali is a captive elephant in the Philippines' Manila Zoo confined to her barren, concrete enclosure for about 35 years. Mali is the PhilippinesâEUR(TM) only captive elephant - and she hasn't seen another elephant for over 30 years.
UPDATE: Urge Natural Bridge Zoo to Retire Sole Elephant to Sanctuary! PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, suffering, zoos )

- 16 days ago -
UPDATE: Local news outlets are reporting that Natural Bridge Zoo will remain closed for the foreseeable future. The facility was scheduled to reopen the weekend of April 4 after being closed for the winter, but on April 3, 2015, a judge refused to
Close Unethical Zoos and Move Abused Animals to New Homes
Animals  (tags: WAZA, zoos, animal cruelty, petition )

- 18 days ago -
Zoos have been abusing their animals and allowing them to live in unsuitable conditions even though they have World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) accreditation, according to new reports. If these zoos are not investigated and abusive zoos
Close Unethical Zoos and Move Abused Animals to New Homes PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, cruelty, suffering, zoos )

- 19 days ago -
Investigate zoos for extreme animal cruelty and rehouse any abused animals to reputable sanctuaries.
Potawatomi Zoo Mourns the Loss of White Bengal Tiger
Offbeat  (tags: animals, tigers, euthanized, zoos )

- 20 days ago -
After 13 years of serving as a Potawatomi Zoo ambassador, Ivory, the Potawatomi ZooâEUR(TM)s beloved 18 year old White Bengal Tiger, was humanely euthanized Monday afternoon following a period of physical decline and decline in her quality of life due to old
An Unlucky Elephant Needs a Little Luck
Animals  (tags: elephants, zoos, abuse, animalcruelty, ethics, humans, killing, protection, sadness, society, suffering, wildanimals )

- 42 days ago -
After the death of her companion, Alport, in 2007, Lucky remained alone for nearly three years before another elephant, Boo, was introduced, though the two were not compatible. Boo passed away three years later, leaving Lucky alone again.
Woodland Park Zoo - Do Not Move Your Two Elephants All the Way to Oklahoma PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, suffering, zoos )

- 42 days ago -
Please sign and share this petition everhywhere on all media sites in an effort to speak out to the Woodland Park Zoo officials and authorities in Seattle. They want to move two of their Asian elephants all the way to the Oklahoma City zoo
An Unlucky Elephant Needs a Little Luck PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, cruelty, suffering, zoos )

- 43 days ago -
After being inducted into IDA's Hall of Shame for failing to make any changes to Lucky's situation, Lucky the elephant remains alone and isolated from others of her kind, having watched the deaths of at least five of her companions.
Ask Edinburgh Zoo to Drop Plans for Irresponsible 'Zoo Nights' PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, zoos, suffering )

- 43 days ago -
After London Zoo's horribly misjudged series of alcohol-fuelled night-time events last year, Edinburgh Zoo have announced dates for their own series of "Zoo Nights" this summer âEUR" despite the serious animal-welfare concerns surrounding these types
Urge Natural Bridge Zoo to Retire Sole Elephant to Sanctuary PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, suffering, wildlife, zoos )

- 45 days ago -
The Natural Bridge Zoo (NBZ) in Virginia has held the elephant Asha under deplorable conditions for decades and denied her the companionship of other elephants, which is devastating for such a highly social animal. Join PETA in urging Natural Bridge Zoo
Shut Down Abusive Zoo and Ban Owners From Having Animals PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, cruelty, suffering, zoos )

- 46 days ago -
Mexican authorities recently disclosed that over 100 animals were rescued from the private zoo Club de los Animalitos in the city of Tehuacan in Mexico after reports of sickening animal mistreatment and abuse. Numerous large animals like buffalo, bears,

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