By the 1960s, there were only 15 giant Galapagos tortoises left on the isle of Española, in the southeastern Galapagos Islands. For the previous two centuries these tortoises were ravaged by whalers, who stopped by this rocky archipelago, nearly 600 miles
This breakthrough will no doubt improve the chances of a population already on the brink of extinction in many areas. The prevalence of chlamydial disease in koala populations significantly reduces their breeding rate, Grabowski says.
Bucky the dolphin is 45 years old and recovering from cancer. Although currently in remission, he is still made to perform in demeaning entertainment shows twice a day, 365 days a year. tourist park called Dolphin Marine Magic in the NSW coastal town of C
Make a stand and ask the NSW Department of Primary Industries to take responsibility for the welfare of captive dolphins and ensure Dolphin Marine Magic meets the dolphin exhibition standards - or take away its licence!
Filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg shows us the intricate world of pollen and pollinators with gorgeous high-speed images from his film "Wings of Life," inspired by the vanishing of one of nature's primary pollinators, the honeybee.
The law and society needs to recognize that people who set animals on fire, skins them alive or kills animals for pleasure has a antisocial behavior problem known as sociopaths. These are extremely violent crimes and should be treated as ones. Studies
Despite the fact that thousands of people wrote comments protesting the approval of issuing a license to a commercial fur farm in Montana, the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) Department has gone ahead and approved it anyway.
By shedding light on the horrors of the Dog Meat Industry, Swedish Media could help rescue the lives of thousands of innocent dogs and cats of South East Asia. Daily Mail, The Independet and The Sun, all have shared the campaign by Soi Dog Foundation. It
The $55.7 Billion/Yr. U.S. pet industry has been extremely fortunate in enjoying very strong revenue growth over the past 15 or 20 years, even prospering during the prolonged economic downturn of the early 2000's which adversely impacted so many others..
The population of giant tortoises on EspaÃ±ola, an island in the Galapagos archipelago, has increased almost seventy-fold over the last half century. In the '60s, a captive breeding program reintroduced 15 of the titan tortoises -- they can weigh up to 60
Last week saw the sad news that Suni, a 34 year old northern white rhino, has died at Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya. Although it looks likely that Suni died from natural causes, this news is all the more tragic because he was one of only seven remaining
Just recently, in Palm Harbor, Alabama, forty poor, sweet dogs were rescued from deplorable conditions at this Alabama puppy mill. Many of these animals spent their entire lives in cages. Rescuers stated that "They are poor defenseless babies that have be
The incident happened back in August 25. When the police arrived at the scene the dogs were locked in a cage in the back of his truck and left in the scorching heat for more than 5 hours with no shade or water to cool down...
The zoo's COO insists the elephants do come first, and that they have an excellent quality of life. Critics argue the elephant enclosure is too small and Seattle's weather is too cold and wet. -3rd. attempt :)
This evil person, mistreated his dog, hanged him from the roof of his house, placed him in a shallow hole weighted down with a chain and cinder blocks so the dog was unable to raise its head. The poor animal had to be euthanized....
Please sign and share this petition in an effort to demand that the Tiger Kingdom in Phuket, Thailand never allow tourists to get into their enclosures, putting them in danger of being scratched, bitten and mauled as Mr. Goudie suffered