Punishement for animal abuse is far too lax, giving the message that it is not so serious and gives way to more and more abuse, even by offenders caught and punished. Also, crime against animals is often part of a larger range of criminal activity.
Once again, the Danish display their Medieval, Viking, Barbarian origins. Not only the unnecessary slaughter of Marius the young giraffe at Copenhagen Zoo last year, but NOW the horrific battering of a baby rabbit to death live on TV!
Squirrel lovers, please sign this petition to stop our friends from being made into pies! Squirrels are cute and do not deserve to be eaten. They have feelings and they do not belong on dinner plates! Let's have compassion toward the squirrels and respect
Challenges to decisions of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are an effective tool of animal advocacy groups, such as two recent decisions of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia last year.
China recently added a new interpretation of the law that jails citizens who eat or order endangered animals at a restaurant. If caught, the citizen could be jailed for 10 years for simply ordering an endangered animal off the menu.
Many animals are dying each day as a result of illegal snare traps being set in Uganda. If something is not done to try and stop this, it is highly probable that entire populations of animals will soon be completely wiped out.
In Europe, as in many places in the world, glue traps are still used and countless animals still go on suffering for days once caught in them, slowly dying. Please sign to put an end, once and for all, to this cruelty!
Bowhead and gray whales, belugas, ice seals, Pacific walruses and an estimated 12 million seabirds are traveling up through the narrow Bering Strait. Every year, marine wildlife faces bigger risks: ship strikes, ocean noise, and oil spills.
The military puts these animals to use in a variety of ways, but whatever the job, they all serve their country with dignity and pride. That's why we think it's so important to honor these veterans both during their working lives and later, when it's
It is unclear how long the dogs were left in the car or the cause of death. Reports say that Enriquez was suspended of his duties while the investigation is carried out and an internal inquiry is also being done
Patrick was abandoned on the streets. He was very friendly but someone wanted him gone. The man took a cleaver and almost killed this poor animal! Please sign the petition and help us fight for justice!
Lawyers for Hercules and Leo argued before Supreme Court justice Barbara Jaffe that the chimps should be granted personhood. Wise told a packed courtroom. "The way we treat Hercules and Leo is the way we treat our worst human criminals."
It's time to start culling crocodiles - that's what people seem to scream every time a crocodile attacks someone in the Northern Territory. But how about people stop putting their lives at risk in well-publicised crocodile-infested waterways?