The Hainan gibbon is critically endangered species of gibbon found only on Hainan Island, China. In the 1950s, more than 2,000 gibbons were found over the entirety of Hainan Island. The most recent count found 22 Hainan gibbons split between two families,
A proposal to turn 500,000 hectares of Australia's largest temperate woodland into farmland would see the destruction of millions of trees and destroy the habitat of countless animals and birds. The Great Western Woodlands spans 16 million hectares in s
The Surabaya Zoo is Indonesia's largest zoo, but it's not what you would picture when you think of a modern zoo. In fact, the horrors visitors view inside make it quite literally a living nightmare. The animals at this zoo suffer from extreme lack of even
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie will soon decide whether to pass a bill into law that would prevent irresponsible breeders (puppy mills) from selling pets in the state. Recently, both houses of the New Jersey legislature passed the Pet Purchase Act una
We have hundreds upon hundreds of photographic images from that time featuring children with their beloved pet pitbulls and other bully breeds. This point is made valid by the fact that photographic technology was in its infantry during the 1900s.
The ringed seals are the smallest seal found in the Arctic. The species is known for their soulful eyes, the pups for their fluffy white coats. Unfortunately this species is endangered, thanks to habitat destruction and overfishing. A federal proposal wil
the tax rate on race wagering will be reduced by 60% and millions of extra dollars will flow to the greyhound racing industry to promote its deadly activity. The cost to the community: almost $100 million in lost tax revenue every year!
This plan would
Julie Bird Marecki picked this puppy up from the side of the road... She knew he was injured and wanted to help him but the vet report revealed even more disturbing news than she imagined, far more that what meets the eye...
Fashion company BCBG Max Azria refuses to stop selling angora and fur despite knowing that many animals used in these vile industries are stripped of their fur and skins while they are still fully conscious
A monkey turned life-saving hero after spending 20 minutes resuscitating his friend who had suffered an electric shock at an Indian railway station and was in danger of being run over by a train. Heartwarming Story!
As we approach the January 1st implementation date for California's Proposition 2 and A.B. 1437- two historic animal welfare laws that ban the production and sale of eggs from hens kept in extreme confinement - I'm elated to share the news of the decision
Humans are dramatically impacting where aquatic animals call home. Both the fishing industry off the northeastern coast of the United States and human-made climate change are forcing animals to relocate, a recent study reports.
A traveling circus in northern Italy is facing possible charges for both animal cruelty and fraud after it was revealed that two small pandas being paraded before paying guests were actually puppies in disguise.