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Call to End Tourist Interactions With Big Cats After Child Attacked
Offbeat  (tags: big cats, captivity, children, attacked, lion farm, wildlife, protection, environment, humans )

CherAway
- 61 days ago - iol.co.za
At the weekend Dina-Marie de Beer was left in a critical condition after a lioness clawed at her and her father through a fence at the Weltevrede Lion Farm in Heilbron. Her father was left with minor injuries.
Grown Up Tigers Can't Be Released From Park: Arunachal Forest Officials
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, captivity, environment, protection, wildlife )

CherAway
- 467 days ago - economictimes.indiatimes.com
Two tiger cubs, rescued in 2012 from Angrim in Dibang Valley district in Arunachal Pradesh, have grown up in captivity and now can't be released them into the wild due to delay in procedures, forest officials said today.
Lolita May Be Freed After 47 Years of Captivity Thanks to Native American Tribe!
Offbeat  (tags: whales, captivity, freedom )

Jeri
- 489 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
The Salish Sea and the surrounding areas in western Washington, including Orcas Island, have been home to the Lummi tribe for 12,000 years. Under the Point Elliott Treaty of 1855, the Lummi people are legally entitled to protect their coastal lands,
Marineland Teaching Orca to 'Speak' Only Highlights the Cruelty of Captivity
Offbeat  (tags: france, orca whales, speaking out, captivity, freedoms, Animal Cruelty, exploitation, Living conditions, Tourist attraction, bans, abused animals, intelligence )


- 519 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
Wikie the orca made international waves last week week when the world heard her successfully mimicking human speech. Marineland - the amusement park in Antibes, France where 16-year-old Wikie lives - announced the news with a splash that got the whole...
Animal Legal Defense Fund Files Motion for Summary Judgment to Free Tony the Tiger Once and for All
Offbeat  (tags: animal lovers, captivity, tony the tiger, animals, humans, society, wildlife )

Lone
- 788 days ago - aldf.org
Tony has attracted the attention of animal lovers nationwide for the impoverished conditions of his captivity and the lengths to which Tiger Truck Stop has gone to continue profiting off the tigerâEUR(TM)s misery.
Dolphin Bay Phuket Dolphinarium Opens Despite Criticisms From Animal Activists
Offbeat  (tags: dolphins, captivity )

Tracy
- 1355 days ago - bangkok.coconuts.co
More than 200 people arrived Saturday at the Dolphin Bay Phuket to witness the first show of the new marine park, despite the controversy surrounding the venue.
Imprisoned and Sold: The Endangered Songbirds Kept in Rusty Cages in Indonesia's Markets
Offbeat  (tags: caged, endangered, birds, captivity, animal welfare )

Scooby
- 1393 days ago - express.co.uk
CAGED and destined for a life in tragic captivity, some of the world's most beautiful and endangered birds languish in a squalid street market.
First Wolves to Be Born in Britain in 300 Years
Offbeat  (tags: Wolves, Britain, UK, born, captivity )

Scooby
- 1508 days ago - metro.co.uk
Wolves may have been extinct in the UK for more than 300 years, however the animals may be making a comeback (in captivity, at least).
ONTARIO BANS THE ACQUISITION AND BREEDING OF KILLER WHALES
Offbeat  (tags: captivity, whales, marine animals, ban, Ontario, Canada )

CherAway
- 1508 days ago - bornfree.org.uk
The Canadian province of Ontario will be moving ahead with Bill 80 - which will provide enhanced standards of care for marine mammals.
No, That Tiger in the Zoo Isn't Saying Hi to You: Commonly Misinterpreted Captive Animal Behaviors
Offbeat  (tags: animals, captivity, behaviours )

CherAway
- 1550 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
The debate over whether or not animals are sentient emotional beings is unremitting, and while zoos and aquariums are quick to assert that their animals are healthy and thriving, theyâEUR(TM)re just as quick to dismiss claims that their animals are capable
Sammy...Loved With a Love Beyond Telling
Offbeat  (tags: sammy, loved, wild animal, captivity, grief, memoriam )

Simone
- 1688 days ago - all-creatures.org
On October 9, 2014, our beloved sweet Sammy took the final leg of his journey home to freedom. He quietly passed in his habitat where he lived with his best friend Elvis
'Still a Prison': PETA Slams SeaWorld's Plans for New Killer Whale Tanks
Offbeat  (tags: outrage, seaworld, captivity, imprisonment )

Simone
- 1798 days ago - 9news.com.au
US theme park operator SeaWorld announced it would build new, giant tanks for its killer whales, whose captivity has caused uproar and hit the company's earnings.
Mayor of Vancouver Speaks Out Against Cetacean Captivity !!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, whales, dolphins, captivity, Vancouver )

CherAway
- 1890 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
In his public statement on the issue, Robertson said, "My personal view is that the Vancouver Aquarium should begin to phase out the holding of whales and dolphins in captivity.
Down With Captivity! Join Marine Activists in Worldwide Protest to Empty the Tanks
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, whales, captivity, awareness, wildlife, suffering, protection )

CherAway
- 1897 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
Empty the Tanks is a global awareness campaign, but it isn't a radical one, as Greenhalgh points out on the campaign's website. She understands that not all captive marine mammals can be released into the wild, however she believes that "those that are
Draw My Life - Tiger Edition! VIDEO!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, tigers, captivity )

CherAway
- 2122 days ago - youtube.com
Tony the Tiger explains to viewers what life is like for captive bred tigers and other big cats in the USA. There are only around 3000 tigers left in the wild but there is thought to be around 5000 - 10,000 privately owned tigers, lions, leopards and
 

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