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Rhino Populations in Sumatra, Borneo Should Be Combined to Save Sumatran Rhino From Extinction
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, wildlife trade, great apes, protection, endangered, animaladvocates, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 1862 days ago -
A new study argues for treating endangered Sumatran populations in Borneo and Sumatra as "a single conservation unit", lending academic support to a controversial proposal to move wild rhinos from Malaysia to Indonesia.
ACTION ALERT: "Tell Nickelodeon to Stop Chimpanzee Abuse" (GREAT APES FOR ENTERTAINMENT)
Animals  (tags: GREAT APES, wildanimals, suffering, cruelty, abuse, humans, sadness, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalrights, protection )

- 3466 days ago -
. By the time great apes are 8 years old--around the beginning of young adulthood--they are too strong to be safely handled and are frequently discarded in hideous roadside zoos or are warehoused in dismal, appalling conditions. PETA investigations have rev
Poaching 'Kingpin' Arrested in Congo
Animals  (tags: wildlife trade, great apes, protection, humans, environment, endangered, animalrights, animalwelfare, tigers, animals, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 1868 days ago -
Anti-poaching breakthrough in Odzala-Kokoua National Park
Great Ape Protection and Cost Savings Act
Animals  (tags: apes, protection, great apes, law )

- 2624 days ago -
Please take a minute to sign our automated letter asking your legislators to sign on today. Because this is a new bill with a new number, even if your federal representative and/or senators cosponsored the bill during the last session, it is STILL...
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop the Illegal Trade of Great Apes
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, wildlife trade, great apes, protection, endangered, animaladvocates, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 1928 days ago -
Great apes are our closest relatives, and the only living links we have to our evolutionary pasts. They should be treated in a respectful manner and not snatched up to sit miserably in a zoo. We need to fight to protect great apes before it is too late.
These Baby Sloths Are Adorable--So Why Are We Standing By While They're Kidnapped?
Animals  (tags: wildlife trade, great apes, protection, humans, environment, endangered, animalrights, animalwelfare, sloths, animals, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 1913 days ago -
With their sweet smiles and innate hug-ability, baby sloths are essentially cute crack and have become a slow-moving target for Colombia's burgeoning illegal pet trade.
Genome Studies of Great Apes in the Wild and in Zoos
Animals  (tags: wildlife, great apes, chimpanzees, bonobos, orangutans, dna, closest relatives, wild, zoos, genome, studies )

- 1785 days ago -
Samples from our Frozen Zoo® have contributed to a study of historic importance in primate biology: a cornerstone has been laid in the application of genome sequencing technology to understanding the biology of our closest relatives, the great apes.......
Count of Mountain Gorillas Begins in Uganda
Animals  (tags: animals, great apes, Uganda, animalwelfare, endangered, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, AnimalWelfare, humans, environment, conservation, animaladvocates )

- 2477 days ago -
Ugandan wildlife officials and staff of conservation organizations today began a census of critically endangered mountain gorillas living in Uganda's Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Leonardo DiCaprio + 1.4 Million Petitioners Help Ban Ivory Trade In Thailand
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, wildlife trade, great apes, protection, endangered, animaladvocates, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 1924 days ago -
2013 MTV Movie Awards nominee Leonardo DiCaprio is making progress in his goal to save the world, and your help is making a difference! After Leo helped launch World Wildlife Fund's Hands Off My Parts campaign,
ACTION ALERT: Stop the Illegal, Commercial Bushmeat Trade
Animals  (tags: action ALERT: Sign Petition, Jane Goodall, AnimalCruelty, animalrights, conservation, endangered, chimpanzees, great apes, elephants, wildanimals, illegal bushmeat, trade, irresponsible logging and mining practic, Central and Western Africa )

- 2554 days ago -
I am outraged by the killing of chimpanzees and other imperiled wildlife species for the commercial bushmeat trade--a shortsighted and cruel practice that is pushing great apes and other endangered species to the brink of extinction.
Support the Great Ape Conservation Act (H.R. 4416) ! TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, great apes, conservation, environment, protection, habitat, wildlife )

- 2933 days ago -
The long-term survival of great apes is in serious jeopardy. The Great Ape Conservation Fund, created in 2000, has helped protect highly endangered species like the Cross River Gorilla and the Cao-Vit gibbon, the rarest primate in the world.
Bill Would Liberate Great Apes From Laboratory Cages ! TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: animals, great apes, bills, labs, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, suffering )

- 3268 days ago -
support for the Great Ape Protection Act, HR 1326, which would prohibit invasive research on great apes. It would end the use of federal funds to conduct invasive research on a great ape, the breeding of great apes for the purpose of use in research,
Oldest Male Gorilla in N. America Turns 50 in Ky. Zoo, Surrounded By Females and Fruit
Animals  (tags: kentucky, zoolife, wildlife, wild animals, great apes, gorilla, oldes in usa, birthday, endangered, extinction, protection )

- 3440 days ago -
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The oldest male gorilla in a North American zoo celebrated his 50th birthday surrounded by females and snacking on fruit. The Louisville Zoo had a party Saturday for Timmy, a silverback gorilla born in 1959. Zoo officials report he is
A Campaign to Gather 1 Million Signatures: "One Million People for Apes" ! TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: animals, great apes, habitat, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 3304 days ago -
Tropical forests are disappearing at an excessive speed and with them the last populations of great apes. All specialists are unanimous: if we do nothing gorillas, chimpanzees and bonobos will have disappeared by the middle of the 21st century.
Speak Out For Great Apes ! TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, great apes, protection, environment, habitat, wildlife )

- 3101 days ago -
AAVS is pleased to report that the Great Ape Protection Act (H.R. 1326) is steadily gaining momentum in Congress. Since its reintroduction in March, the number of co-sponsors is up from 22 to a total of 122, and the bill has been referred to the House

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