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Animal Legal Defense Fund Files Motion for Summary Judgment to Free Tony the Tiger Once and for All
Offbeat  (tags: animal lovers, captivity, tony the tiger, animals, humans, society, wildlife )

Lone
- 184 days ago - aldf.org
Tony has attracted the attention of animal lovers nationwide for the impoverished conditions of his captivity and the lengths to which Tiger Truck Stop has gone to continue profiting off the tigerâEUR(TM)s misery.
Dolphin Bay Phuket Dolphinarium Opens Despite Criticisms From Animal Activists
Offbeat  (tags: dolphins, captivity )

Tracy
- 752 days ago - bangkok.coconuts.co
More than 200 people arrived Saturday at the Dolphin Bay Phuket to witness the first show of the new marine park, despite the controversy surrounding the venue.
Imprisoned and Sold: The Endangered Songbirds Kept in Rusty Cages in Indonesia's Markets
Offbeat  (tags: caged, endangered, birds, captivity, animal welfare )

Scooby
- 789 days ago - express.co.uk
CAGED and destined for a life in tragic captivity, some of the world's most beautiful and endangered birds languish in a squalid street market.
First Wolves to Be Born in Britain in 300 Years
Offbeat  (tags: Wolves, Britain, UK, born, captivity )

Scooby
- 904 days ago - metro.co.uk
Wolves may have been extinct in the UK for more than 300 years, however the animals may be making a comeback (in captivity, at least).
ONTARIO BANS THE ACQUISITION AND BREEDING OF KILLER WHALES
Offbeat  (tags: captivity, whales, marine animals, ban, Ontario, Canada )

CherAWAY
- 904 days ago - bornfree.org.uk
The Canadian province of Ontario will be moving ahead with Bill 80 - which will provide enhanced standards of care for marine mammals.
No, That Tiger in the Zoo Isn't Saying Hi to You: Commonly Misinterpreted Captive Animal Behaviors
Offbeat  (tags: animals, captivity, behaviours )

CherAWAY
- 947 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
The debate over whether or not animals are sentient emotional beings is unremitting, and while zoos and aquariums are quick to assert that their animals are healthy and thriving, theyâEUR(TM)re just as quick to dismiss claims that their animals are capable
Sammy...Loved With a Love Beyond Telling
Offbeat  (tags: sammy, loved, wild animal, captivity, grief, memoriam )

Simone
- 1084 days ago - all-creatures.org
On October 9, 2014, our beloved sweet Sammy took the final leg of his journey home to freedom. He quietly passed in his habitat where he lived with his best friend Elvis
'Still a Prison': PETA Slams SeaWorld's Plans for New Killer Whale Tanks
Offbeat  (tags: outrage, seaworld, captivity, imprisonment )

Simone
- 1195 days ago - 9news.com.au
US theme park operator SeaWorld announced it would build new, giant tanks for its killer whales, whose captivity has caused uproar and hit the company's earnings.
Mayor of Vancouver Speaks Out Against Cetacean Captivity !!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, whales, dolphins, captivity, Vancouver )

CherAWAY
- 1287 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
In his public statement on the issue, Robertson said, "My personal view is that the Vancouver Aquarium should begin to phase out the holding of whales and dolphins in captivity.
Down With Captivity! Join Marine Activists in Worldwide Protest to Empty the Tanks
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, whales, captivity, awareness, wildlife, suffering, protection )

CherAWAY
- 1294 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
Empty the Tanks is a global awareness campaign, but it isn't a radical one, as Greenhalgh points out on the campaign's website. She understands that not all captive marine mammals can be released into the wild, however she believes that "those that are
Draw My Life - Tiger Edition! VIDEO!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, tigers, captivity )

CherAWAY
- 1518 days ago - youtube.com
Tony the Tiger explains to viewers what life is like for captive bred tigers and other big cats in the USA. There are only around 3000 tigers left in the wild but there is thought to be around 5000 - 10,000 privately owned tigers, lions, leopards and
How a Gang of Bikers Plans to Rescue Whales From Captivity
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, suffering, captivity, whales, bikers )

CherAWAY
- 1552 days ago - takepart.com
Shaking off their reputation for lawlessness, these motorcycle enthusiasts want to save orcas from marine parks.
ACTION ALERT: Release Monkey Captured in Pakistan After Crossing Border! PLEASE SIGN !
Offbeat  (tags: monkey, captured, border lines, arrested, bizarre, captivity, freedom, welfare )

Simone
- 2169 days ago - change.org
A monkey was "arrested" in Pakistan after crossing the Indian border. Wildlife officials in Pakistan's Punjab province captured the monkey on the 5th of December following a hectic chase.
Sumatran Tiger Castoffs May Hold Key to Survival of the Species
Offbeat  (tags: sumatran tiger castoffs, captivity, survival, endangered )

Simone
- 2268 days ago - thejakartaglobe.com
Behind an unassuming gate, marked simply with a "Staff Only" sign, deep inside the Taman Safari Indonesia conservation park, lies the best chance for the continued survival of the critically endangered Sumatran tiger.
Goliath Lobster Saved, Kind Of
Offbeat  (tags: giant lobster, rescued, restaurant, captivity, new york aquarim )

Simone
- 2276 days ago - globalanimal.org
After nearly becoming the main course of a California dinner, Leroy, the 18-pound, 75-year-old Goliath lobster has been taken in to captivity at the New York Aquarium.
 

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