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Victory! Animal Dealer's Owner, Manager Arrested on Hundreds of Felony Charges!
Animals  (tags: rats, reptiles, dealer, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, crime, humans, GoodNews, felony charges, protection, sadness, suffering )

- 1189 days ago -
Riverside County, California, authorities have arrested Mitch Behm and David Delgado, the owner and former manager, respectively, of Global Captive Breeders, LLC (GCB), a rodent and reptile breeder and dealer.
South Africa: Stop the Illegal Trade in Reptiles!
Animals  (tags: wildlife, suffering, reptiles, tortoises, chameleons, sadness, endangered, environment, cruelty, ethics )

- 1214 days ago -
Tortoises and chameleons are captured by local people and kept in very poor conditions without food or water. They face days, weeks or months of deprivation waiting for a vehicle to stop and for money to exchange hands. Many will die before they are sold.
Norway Says 'No Way' to Pet Reptile and Amphibian Keeping
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, animaladvocates, REPTILES, reptiles, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, AnimalWelfare )

- 1297 days ago -
Minister rejects trade recommendation to legalise reptiles and amphibians as pet.
A Scaly Crisis: Why We Must Act Now to Save Reptiles
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, protection, reptiles, habitat loss, habitat, environment, humans, endangered )

- 1334 days ago -
It is a common misconception that reptiles are hardy. In fact they are susceptible to multiple threats.
Forgotton Species: The Fiery Luristan Newt -PLEASE SIGN!!!
Animals  (tags: amphibian.endangered, animalrights, reptiles, fish, zoo, animals, animaladvocates, death, protection )

- 1350 days ago -
"It's one of the most beautiful amphibians in the world, and a spectacular animal to see in person," says Nate Nelson, curator of amphibians, reptiles, and fish at the Sedgwick County Zoo in Witchita, Kansas. MORE
Save The Endangered Giant Armadillo -PLEASE SIGN!!!
Animals  (tags: Armadillo.endangered, animalrights, reptiles, animals, animaladvocates, death, protection )

- 1351 days ago -
Armadillos are insectivorous mammals that are covered in armored plates of hardened skin on their back, sides, limbs and tail. They have a huge claw on their front feet, which is used to dig up soil in search of food items such as insects and other small
Save The Chinese Giant Salamander ---PLEASE SIGN!!!
Animals  (tags: CThunderbird, Advocate, amphibian.endangered, China, animalrights, forestedHills, reptiles, animals, animaladvocates, death, protection )

- 1351 days ago -
The Chinese giant salamander (Andrias davidianas) is the world's largest amphibian, growing to lengths of up to 6 feet. It used to be common throughout central, southwestern and southern China, where it lives in streams in the forested hills and lays MORE
Animals  (tags: CThunderbird, sacred, turtle, biggest, tropics, leatherback, amphibian.endangered, animalrights, reptiles, fish, zoo, animals, animaladvocates, death, protection )

- 1351 days ago -
The leatherback sea turtle (Demochelys coriacea) is the earth's biggest turtle and has the largest range of any species, swimming all over the globe from the tropics to the sub-polar regions. When it comes time to dig a nest and lay its eggs, MORE
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop the Killing of America's Highly Imperiled Reptiles and Amphibians
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, reptiles, turtles, snakes, endangered, humans, protection )

- 1628 days ago -
Frogs, turtles, salamanders and snakes are being pushed to the brink of extinction by pesticides, habitat destruction, global warming and disease.
40% of Madagascar's Reptiles at Risk of Extinction
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, endangered, reptiles, Madagasgar, pet trade, habitat loss, overdevelopment, extinction, wildlife, habitat, environment, AnimalWelfare, wildanimals, protection, humans, abuse, law, ethics )

- 1809 days ago -
40 percent of Madagascar's terrestrial reptiles are threatened with extinction due to habitat loss and over-collection for the pet trade, reports the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) in its latest update of the Red List of Threatened
Florida: Alligator Wrestling Is Not A Sport
Animals  (tags: alligator, wrestling, reptiles, dangerous, tourist attraction, abuse, AnimalWelfare, conservation, crime, cruelty, death, endangered, environment, ethics, habitat, humans, investigation, killed, killing, law, protection, slaughter, society, suffering, wil )

- 1856 days ago -
At these wrestling shows, handlers drag the alligators out from the water and force them into positions whereby they can become extremely agitated or lose consciousness. Alligators are extremely wild and dangerous animals, and this sport serves nothing m
WILD ABOUT TEXAS: Secretive Species Is True State 'Native'
Animals  (tags: environment, habitat, reptiles, wildlife, texasgoodnews, investigation, protection )

- 1877 days ago -
SAN ANGELO, Texas -- Texas is famous for many things, and no other state in the Union has the pride or respect that Texas receives.
Crocodile Kisses Can Make You Sick | Herald Sun
Animals  (tags: humans, investigation, pets, reptiles, animals, bearded dragons, lizards )

- 1967 days ago -
NEVER smile at a crocodile - and don't even think about kissing one. Unusual-pet vet Dr Brendon Carmel says reptile kissing is riskier than it looks, and it already looks risky enough.
ACTION ALERT: Reptiles Are as Much Animals as Dogs and Cats Are, and Deserve to Be Saved From Abusive Owners! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: reptiles, lizards, abused, mistreated, legalisation laws, protection, cruelty )

- 1971 days ago -
Hi everyone, recently our reptile rescue group came across a seriously emaciated bearded dragon lizard on craigslist. Every bone in his spine, legs, and skull were showing through his skin. His spine is extremely malformed due to lack of nutrition.
URGENT: Ask Paramount Pictures to End 'Rango' Reptile Promotion! - TAKE ACTION
Animals  (tags: animals, primates, wildanimals, pets, pet trade, humans, society, ethics, protection, animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare )

- 2060 days ago -
Paramount Pictures has partnered with PetSmart to offer moviegoers a $10 discount on any reptile at PetSmart if they present a ticket stub from Rango,a film primarily marketed to children.This promotion could be a death sentence for these small animal.

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