A captive elephant named Mundakkal Kannan,which is now kept under scorching sunlight at a place near Karuvatta.It was earlier kept by a person residing near Panachery in Trissur district for past 2 years....
Despite the growing controversy surrounding its treatment of captive orcas, last summer SeaWorld San Diego announced major plans to expand its orca habitat. While SeaWorld says it's to benefit the orcas, animal advocates continue to argue that SeaWorld
Horses are forced to pull oversized carriages all day in extreme heat and cold. Dodging traffic and inhaling toxic exhaust fumes all day. Many horses suffer from respiratory tract disorders, heat strokes, debilitating leg problems from walking on hard...
New Zealand's critically endangered Maui's dolphin is the world's smallest dolphin and itâEUR(TM)s on the brink of extinction. The most recent population estimate indicates that only about 55 adult dolphins remain.
Yet another major city has joined the charge to help shut down puppy mills ... for good.Last week, Phoenix, Arizona, officially joined the list of U.S. cities passing legislation aimed at... Featured story on today's Animal News Sentinel.
Wildlife officials in Zimbabwe on Sunday, accused a second American of killing a lion in an illegal hunt near Hwange National Park game reserve.
Jan Seski, a gynaecological oncologist from Murrayville, Pa., shot a lion in April with a bow and arrow.
Zurich airport customs seized 262 kg of ivory in eight different suitcases at the beginning of July, during checks, the customs chief said on 4th August.
The inspections were carried out on two cases from Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, travelling to Beijing.
Proof that every cloud has a silver lining.
The Wildlife Conservation Research Unit (WildCRU) at Oxford University reported Tuesday receiving more than $1.1 million in donations in the lionâEUR(TM)s memory.
CITES mission: "(the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) is an international agreement between governments. Its aim is to ensure that international trade in specimens of wild animals and plants does not
Our exported LIVE sheep, cattle and camels, are still being subjected to the cruellest treatment in the name of HALAL. Australian laws are being broken; Australian animals are being abused; and the Australian Live Animal Exporters responsible
We as a nation are supporting the decimation of endangered species by allowing the importation of their carcasses, body parts otherwise known as "trophies" by the American hunters that kill them. It turns out that 65 per cent of the Trophy Hunters are
Although they're cherished by tourists and have been in Tonto National Forest for generations, they are now in immediate danger of being "condemned and destroyed, or otherwise disposed of." Please sign petition to say that they are not "estray livestock."
Many countries are using their military to help combat the rising poaching epidemic. Nepal has had no poaching in it national parks and wildlife sanctuaries in two years using their army.
South Africa has the most powerful and up to date
Opossums are solitary and shy nocturnal animals. When frightened, they fall into a trance like state of shock, or "play possum". Although they have a mouth full of sharp teeth, they are gently and harmless animals, preferring to avoid all contact with
Petition to save the red wolf. The US fish and wildlife service announced that it will stop reintroducing this species into the wild while they decide whether they should improve the program or suspend it.
August 3rd Delta airlines banned transport Lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, buffalo parts on flights worldwide! Chris Green director of legislative affairs for the Animal Rights Defense fund"no doubt the news of Cecil has altered the game plan for Delta
It is a tragedy that we are letting certain endangered species on this planet be killed by poachers and hunters. Notable examples are elephants, lions, and tigers. The United States should lead a coordinated, international military effort to protect the
as early as Friday, Aug. 7th the US Forest Service has "posted" notice to the public
that they will remove "unauthorized" horses in the Tonto National forest near Mesa Arizona. and has given free reign to local tribes to claim them for slaughter!
Please email, call, or write your senators today and urge them to prohibit the importation of African lion trophies by cosponsoring the Conserving Ecosystems by Ceasing the Importation of Large (CECIL) Animal Trophies Act (S. 1918).