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No, That Tiger in the Zoo Isn't Saying Hi to You: Commonly Misinterpreted Captive Animal Behaviors
Offbeat  (tags: animals, captivity, behaviours )

Cher
- 5 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
- 142 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
- 253 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 )

Cher
- 345 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 )

Cher
- 352 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 )

Cher
- 576 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 )

Cher
- 610 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
- 1227 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
- 1326 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
- 1334 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.
ACTION ALERT: Adelaide Zoo: Stop the ZOO Campaign! PLEASE SIGN !
Offbeat  (tags: promotions, wild animals, captivity, adelaide zoo, breeding animals )

Simone
- 1358 days ago - change.org
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.
Resort Responds to Change.Org Petition With Misleading Claims About Captive Dolphins
Offbeat  (tags: resort, misleading claims, dolphins are not happy, dolphins, captivity, outrage, activists, campaign )

Simone
- 1358 days ago - news.change.org
Yesterday, AsiaOne reported that more than 100,000 people have signed a petition on Change.org to free 25 dolphins being held captive for a new exhibit at Resorts World Sentosa in Singapore. The petition, started by dolphin activist, Barbara Napoles,
The Eagle Has Landed
Offbeat  (tags: birds of prey, imprisoned, captivity, sadness, magnificent birds, wedge tailed eagles )

Simone
- 1361 days ago - blog.petaasiapacific.com
If you are ever lucky enough to see a wedge-tailed eagle in flight, you are in for a truly awe-inspiring treat. These magnificent birds are the largest bird of prey in Australia, with a wing span of up to 2.5 meters.
DEP: Slain Mountain Lion Was Held in Captivity
Offbeat  (tags: investigation, slain mountain lion, killed, wild animal trade, captivity, cruelty, DEP )

Simone
- 1412 days ago - easthampton-ct.patch.com
The state Department of Environmental Protection's police unit is investigating whether a mountain lion killed on the Merritt Parkway in Milford over the weekend escaped from illegal captivity -- despite the fact that the animal had no physical signs of
Red Tape Prolongs Rescued Big Cats Stay in Captivisty at SGNP
Offbeat  (tags: outraged, wildlife activists, captured leopard, caged, imprisoned, captivity, cruelty )

Simone
- 1427 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
Wildlife activists are outraged that three weeks after forest officials rescued a leopard from Uran, the big cat medically certified as "fit" is still kept in captivity at Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP). They state that Alibaug wildlife division
 

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