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Chimps in Captivity Now Have Endangered Status
Offbeat  (tags: Chimps, chimpanzees, endangered, status, USA, captive, good news )

- 1473 days ago -
Chimpanzees in the wild have been protected by the Endangered Species Act for nearly twenty-five years, but the same doesnâEUR(TM)t hold true for captive ones. That fact recently changed on Friday with the passage of new rues.
Seven New York Siblings Held Captive In Their Apartment For 14 Years Learned About Life Watching Movies
Offbeat  (tags: captive, television, siblings, new york, corrupt )

- 1588 days ago -
The seven New York siblings were kept indoors by their father Oscar, a Peruvian immigrant and Hare Krishna devotee. Oscar was reportedly so convinced that the outside world would corrupt his beloved kids that he kept them under lock and key for nearly a d
Animals: Captive, But Not Contained
Offbeat  (tags: captive, animals, attack, humans, dangerous, film )

- 2161 days ago -
A recently released documentary called "Blackfish" intends to show "how nature can get revenge on man when pushed to its limits," according to the film's website.
A Letter to Corky
Offbeat  (tags: sadness, orca, corky, captive, imprisoned, protest, advocats )

- 3180 days ago -
Corky was an Orca held captive at Marine World Africa USA in Vallejo, California. Along with others, I protested against keeping Orcas and other marine mammals in captivity. In the wild, their average lifespan is between 50 - 80 years. In captivity it
Pet Alligator Seized, Owner Thought It Was a Lizard
Offbeat  (tags: pet alligator, captive, seized, owner, lizard, wild animals )

- 3185 days ago -
The owner of the Long Island store in New York said he was looking after it for two workers and thought it was a monitor lizard. The Suffolk County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals says the illegally kept alligator was removed last
White Otters Born at Aquarium
Offbeat  (tags: rarity, surprise births, white otters, tourism, wild animals, captive )

- 3331 days ago -
The creatures, noticably paler than normal cubs, took keepers at the Blue Planet Aquarium by surprise. The pair are part of a litter of three baby Asian short-claw otters born at the Cheshire tourist attraction at the end of March
Offbeat  (tags: kerala, elephants, welfare issues, cruelty, captive, captured )

- 3390 days ago -
There is growing concern for the welfare of elephants in Kerala, India, which is home to the largest captive elephant population in the country. At the moment there is limited regulation of the way that the elephants are treated, and the majority of
What Will Happen to Norman Buwalda's Tiger?
Offbeat  (tags: norman buwalda, tiger, welfare, killed man, captive )

- 3436 days ago -
On January 10, 2010, a Siberian tiger attacked and killed its owner, Norman Buwalda, a 66-year-old man from Southwold, Ontario. The tiger's fate is now in the hands of Southwold township officials. Let's hope it isn't punished for doing what its
BLM Says Windbreaks Not Needed for Corralled Horses
Offbeat  (tags: winter, wild horses, fallon, corralled, captive, refusal, BLM, protection, windbreaks )

- 3437 days ago -
The Bureau of Land Management has declined to put up windbreaks and shelters in the corrals where more than 1,000 wild horses are awaiting transport to adoption centers and pastures, prompting mustang advocates to accuse the agency of inhumane treatment
Norfolk County : It's Not Illegal to Cage-Up a Big Cat
Offbeat  (tags: big cats, wild animals, caged, captive, cruelty, suffering, legalisation, not pets )

- 3451 days ago -
After tragedy of man being mauled to death by tiger, many are scratching their heads. How is it possibly legal to keep such a dangerous large cat caged up in your backyard? Well, according to both the OPP and the MNR it's not a provincial or federal

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