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Draw My Life - Tiger Edition! VIDEO!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, tigers, captivity )

- 792 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 )

- 826 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 )

- 1443 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 )

- 1542 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 )

- 1550 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 )

- 1574 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.
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 )

- 1574 days ago -
Yesterday, AsiaOne reported that more than 100,000 people have signed a petition on 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 )

- 1577 days ago -
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 )

- 1628 days ago -
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 )

- 1643 days ago -
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
BBP's Tiger Cubs Are Inbred
Offbeat  (tags: animals, tigers, captivity, inbreeding, wildlife, protection, environment )

- 1652 days ago -
According to biodiversity experts, tigers do not inbreed in the wild but there are exceptions too. In places like national parks and zoo, inbreeding is bound to happen, and it is the duty of the zoo management to avoid the 'genetic degeneration.'
41 Years in Captivity - Light 41 Candles for Corky
Offbeat  (tags: orcas, wilderness, corky, orcas, captivity, welfare, studies )

- 1810 days ago -
A report from Orcalab in Canada on the 41st Anniversary of Corky's capture. "Tonight, we're lighting 41 candles for Corky. One for each year she has been deprived of her family and community. We think about her every day, admiring and marveling at
Three Giant Elephants In The Room: LA Zoo Exhibit To Open
Offbeat  (tags: controversy, LA, elephant exhibit, imprisoned, elephants, captivity, lawsuit )

- 1812 days ago -
A judge has ruled that the L.A. Zoo can move forward with its plan to open a controversial new elephant exhibit scheduled to debut on Dec. 16, reports KTLA. However, the lawsuit to stop the expansion filed by late actor Robert Culp will also move forward
Lives Stolen By SeaWorld
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, captivity, protection )

- 1814 days ago -
In 2010, the world discovered just how dangerous SeaWorld's cheap tricks are. The death toll climbed as many captive animals who were imprisoned at SeaWorld's theme parks became victims of unnecessary tragedies.
Elephant Aggression At San Antonio Zoo Alarms Top Elephant Expert
Offbeat  (tags: agression, zoo elephants, captivity, complaint, concerns, san antonio zoo )

- 1815 days ago -
In Defense of Animals (IDA) today filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), citing dangerous aggression between the elephants at the San Antonio Zoo. Backed by one of the world's leading elephant scientists, the complaint warns

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