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Meet Rick - the Dog With a Unique Talent for Sniffing Out Smuggled Ivory
Animals  (tags: ivory, ivory trade, dogs, sniffer dogs, wildlife trafficking )

Born Free
- 1084 days ago -
Rick is a sniffer dog who's task it is to track down illegally trafficked ivory and wildlife products
Pet Shop Primates
Animals  (tags: pets, pets, primates, monkeys, Marmosets, Capuchins, pet shops, england, animalwelfare, AnimalCruelty, suffering )

Born Free
- 1362 days ago -
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.
Animals  (tags: welfare, zoos, zoos, Export )

Born Free
- 1383 days ago -
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
- 1391 days ago -
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
- 1405 days ago -
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
- 1441 days ago -
The Born Free Foundation is calling for swift action to implement a nationwide prohibition on the private ownership of primates.
Animals  (tags: animals, environment, climatechange, European Parliament, European Union, UKIP, Green Party, Tory Party, New Labour Party )

Born Free
- 1462 days ago -
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 )

- 2037 days ago -
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).
Animals  (tags: abuse, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animals, ethics, law, suffering, dolphins, orca, killer whale, spain )

Born Free
- 2146 days ago -
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 )

- 2155 days ago -
WSPA is moving ever closer to ending bear dancing for good.
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