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Pet Shop Primates
Animals  (tags: pets, pets, primates, monkeys, Marmosets, Capuchins, pet shops, england, animalwelfare, AnimalCruelty, suffering )

Born Free
- 91 days ago - bornfree.org.uk
Born Free Foundation commissioned an investigation into the sale of primates in licensed pet shops in England to contribute to a better understanding of the scale and scope of problems relating to the sale and keeping of primates as pets.
ZOO TRANSFER ENDS IN TRAGEDY
Animals  (tags: welfare, zoos, zoos, Export )

Born Free
- 112 days ago - bornfree.org.uk
Born Free is appalled by reports that eight sitatunga antelope have been transferred from Prague Zoo, Czech Republic, to Johannesburg Zoo, South Africa, only to be euthanased on arrival in South Africa
Tiger Farming: Trading In Extinction
Animals  (tags: cruelty, death, AnimalWelfare, slaughter, animalrights, abuse, animalcruelty, tigers, tiger farms, tiger farming, infographic )

Born Free
- 120 days ago - bornfree.org.uk
With 6000 tigers in farms, but only 3000 in the wild, a shocking new report, entitled "Caged Assets: Tiger Farming and Trade" shines the spotlight on tiger 'farming', as the species heads towards extinction in the wild.
Take the 'Trade' Out of the Ivory Trade
Animals  (tags: elephants, elephant, ivory, cites, auction )

Born Free
- 134 days ago - bornfree.org.uk
What are we to make of the recent sale of nearly 1 tonne of African ivory tusks at an auction in Cannes in the South of France, all of which were purchased by Chinese buyers for the Chinese market?
Born Free Reacts to Parliamentary Report on 'Pet' Primates
Animals  (tags: primates, Efra, Born Free Foundation, Born Free, pets, ban, animal rights )

Born Free
- 170 days ago - bornfree.org.uk
The Born Free Foundation is calling for swift action to implement a nationwide prohibition on the private ownership of primates.
HELP BUILD A EUROPE THAT CARES FOR ANIMALS - EUROPEAN ELECTIONS 2014
Animals  (tags: animals, environment, climatechange, European Parliament, European Union, UKIP, Green Party, Tory Party, New Labour Party )

Born Free
- 190 days ago - bornfree.org.uk
You don't have to be political to care about animals. But what do the hundreds of European Parliamentary hopefuls think about the environment, wildlife, captive animals and more?
Conservation Wildlife Champion Honoured
Animals  (tags: animaladvocates, animals, endangered, ethics, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, investigation, goodnews, GoodNews, crime, conservation )

David
- 766 days ago - bornfree.org.uk
The prestigious Duke of Edinburgh Conservation Medal has been awarded this year to one of our generation's great wildlife conservation heroes: Ofir Drori, Founder of LAGA (The Last Great Ape Organisation).
SPANISH PUBLIC SAY 'NO' TO CAPTIVE DOLPHINS
Animals  (tags: abuse, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animals, ethics, law, suffering, dolphins, orca, killer whale, spain )

Born Free
- 875 days ago - bornfree.org.uk
More than 9 out of 10 Spanish citizens vote for a ban on keeping dolphins in captivity. A massive 87% believe that dolphins are 'happier' in the wild. Please watch this video and support their cause.
India: Ending Bear Dancing
Animals  (tags: wildlife, suffering, cruelty, animals, bears )

Jill
- 884 days ago - wspa-usa.org
WSPA is moving ever closer to ending bear dancing for good.
"Jojo's Story"
Animals  (tags: )

Born Free
- 895 days ago - bornfree.org.uk
Jojo the baboon had been kept tied to a tree for several years before being rescued by Lilongwe Wildlife Centre.
 
 
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