News: Animals in the wild
02 August 2018
Dolphins are perfectly evolved to live and flourish in their wild ocean home, not within the confines of a tank or artificial lagoon.
31 July 2018
Together with some of the world’s most influential travel companies, we’re working to transition the venue to becoming an elephant-friendly attraction.
30 July 2018
Since 2009, World Animal Protection has been working with our partner Education for Nature (ENV) to end bear farming in Vietnam. We’re working with national and local governments to change and strengthen laws protecting bears and raising public awareness.
27 July 2018
This International Tiger Day 2018 (July 29), we’re urging Thai authorities to end captive tiger breeding for wildlife tourist attractions and the traditional medicine industry.
11 July 2018
After a series of dramatic ups and downs, Nepal’s last known "dancing bear" arrived today (July 11) at a specialist sloth bear sanctuary in India. He was wrongfully placed in a substandard zoo earlier in 2018
10 July 2018
To help stop sea animals being harmed by lost fishing gear, we’re calling on the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) to ensure all fishing nets are tagged by 2025.
08 July 2018
Used for "dancing" for all of her brief life, this young female bear was destined for a life of cruelty. Thankfully, she's now in the care of the incredible staff at our partner sanctuary in Pakistan.
06 July 2018
Our assistance with the confiscation of wild cats demonstrates the dangerous issues of the exotic pet trade
28 June 2018
The waters of Indonesia are home to six out of seven of the world’s sea turtle species. All species of sea turtles are currently listed as endangered by the UN. There’s no doubt turtles need our help. Sadly, some of the venues observed in Indonesia are far from the 'sanctuaries' they claim to be.
26 June 2018
Tigers are considered an endangered species by the UN. At several wildlife attractions in Bali, captive tiger numbers are increasing. Contrary to some beliefs, these venues only cause intense suffering for captive tigers, while maintaining demand and financial incentives to poach/trade from the wild