News: Animals in entertainment
21 July 2017
Two years after Cecil the lion was killed by a trophy-hunter in Zimbabwe, his son Xanda is reported to have met a similar fate.
14 July 2017
Elephants in the wild have rich emotional and social lives.
14 July 2017
You may hear people describe elephants in captivity as ‘domesticated’, especially people from elephant entertainment venues – but this word is misleading
11 July 2017
Our new report reveals that the captive elephant industry for elephant rides and performances continues to grow in Asia. Please unite for the herd today, to help protect elephants exploited for tourism
05 July 2017
Our partnership will help protect Asian elephants exploited to entertain tourists. TUI Care Foundation is owned by TUI, the world’s largest travel company. Its decision to help elephants through funding and by inspiring change, is proof the industry is stepping up for wildlife welfare
03 July 2017
Spanish greyhounds – or galgos – face abandonment and inhumane killing at the end of each hunting season. Recently 100,000 people signed our petition to ban this horrific blood sport for good
02 July 2017
Rani is a 27-year old female Asian elephant. She has likely been doing the same work her entire life: taking tourists up the steep slope to Amber Fort, 365 days a year
30 June 2017
Two years ago, Cecil the lion was killed by a dentist from Minnesota who reportedly paid US$54,000 to shoot Cecil with a bow and arrow
17 May 2017
Animal welfare laws in Australia are failing, and the Productivity Commission believes Australian animals need a national champion. The government should follow its advice.
04 May 2017
Our petition urging Thailand’s Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP) to put a stop to a ‘new Tiger Temple’ tourist venue, has been handed to officials. We’re grateful to the thousands of supporters joining us to help protect tigers