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Dolphin Bay Phuket Dolphinarium Opens Despite Criticisms From Animal Activists
Offbeat  (tags: dolphins, captivity )

- 357 days ago -
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 )

- 395 days ago -
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 )

- 510 days ago -
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).
Offbeat  (tags: captivity, whales, marine animals, ban, Ontario, Canada )

- 510 days ago -
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 )

- 552 days ago -
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 )

- 690 days ago -
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 )

- 800 days ago -
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 )

- 892 days ago -
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 )

- 899 days ago -
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 )

- 1124 days ago -
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 )

- 1157 days ago -
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 )

- 1774 days ago -
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 )

- 1873 days ago -
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 )

- 1881 days ago -
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.
ACTION ALERT: Adelaide Zoo: Stop the ZOO Campaign! PLEASE SIGN !
Offbeat  (tags: promotions, wild animals, captivity, adelaide zoo, breeding animals )

- 1906 days ago -
They have been promoting visiting the Zoo were more than 900 Animals are kept against its own will, creating new TV shows even with newborn animals and a massive campaign to feed the three Pandas in jail.

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