News: Animals in the wild
09 August 2018
Meet Pongao, a lucky baby elephant who will never have to give rides to tourists
09 August 2018
New research reveals that the life of both elephants and mahouts is greatly improved in high welfare elephant venues as opposed to elephant entertainment camps.
08 August 2018
A world-leading study is underway to test the possibility of a sea sanctuary for the last captive dolphins in New south Wales.
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.