The “world’s saddest zoo” is in the Grandview Shopping Mall in Guangzhou, China. Polar bears, arctic foxes, beluga whales, a wolf, and walruses, are being kept in conditions that are so vastly removed from their natural habitat, they represent one of the most distressing examples of animal deprivation. Conditions at the Grandview do not even …

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Although I have promoted various petitions in the past, I have not promoted any funding requests from charitable organisations. I am making an exception today. The Captive Animals Protection Society, which is a small charity, is being threatened with an injunction by a company that provides animals to the entertainment industry. This would severely restrict …

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In the last PETA UK article that I posted, a comment by Mél@nie made me think that I have not posted anything for a long time, regarding animal cruelty, which actually had a good outcome. So here is a happy PETA story:   Author: Ruby Le Galle digital marketing assistant at PETA. PETA Awards Teen Who Campaigned …

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Ringside Seats for a Spectacle of Cruelty Animals don’t want to ride bicycles, stand on their heads, balance on balls or jump through rings of fire. Elephants, big cats, monkeys and other animals used in circuses perform tricks because they have no choice. If circus audiences knew the truth about the violence and suffering that …

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A new bill is up for debate this Wednesday that could finally spell the end of cruel wild-animal circuses in England and Wales. For years, the government has been promising to ban the use of wild animals in circuses in England and Wales by 2015, but progress has stalled. These delays mean that wild animals …

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      £10,000 Reward Offered After Elmo the Dog Had Almost All His Bones Broken and Was Dumped in a Graveyard A heartbreaking case of cruelty has unfolded in Prenton, Merseyside. A small dog, named Elmo by rescue staff, was discovered abandoned in a cemetery with an extensive list of injuries. Almost every bone …

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The unethical dog-racing track will now be turned into a football stadium and new affordable housing. The decision comes after years of campaigning by local groups and almost 15,000 PETA supporters signed a petition to the council. Full post by Anne Clark  HERE More posts by Anne Clark.                  …

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An email I received from PETA recently, had the above picture in it. I looked at the image, but I could not understand what I was seeing until I read the description. “A spiked ring was fastened to this calf’s nostrils to prevent nursing. Rings were sometimes screwed on so tightly and left on for …

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An American dentist has made headlines for brutally shooting down a gentle lion named Cecil. But his despicable act has given us a fleeting opportunity to save the world’s lions. Wealthy Americans and Europeans like him go to Africa and pay to hunt lions and other exotic animals for sport, and send their trophies home. …

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  Two little ducklings were rescued from a storm drain after quick-thinking workers coaxed them to safety with an iPad recording of their mother’s quack. The birds, which were only a few days old, fell down a manhole in Burton Bradstock in West Dorset last week. They were discovered when holidaymakers heard the mother duck …

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‘Save Lolita’ Public Service Annoucement from Underdog Entertainment on Vimeo. A federal appeals court has upheld a ruling against animal rights groups that want orca whale Lolita removed from an oceanarium in Florida. Lolita has lived at Miami Seaquarium since 1970. Last year, a local judge dismissed the groups’ lawsuit which alleged that the tank holding …

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  Over the course of two decades, John Hargrove worked with 20 different whales on two continents and at two of SeaWorld’s U.S. facilities. For Hargrove, becoming an orca trainer fulfilled a childhood dream. However, as his experience with the whales deepened, Hargrove came to doubt that their needs could ever be met in captivity. …

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Lawsuit seeks to represent anyone who purchased tickets, memberships or SeaWorld orca experiences. Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP is a consumer-rights class-action law firm with offices in nine cities. The firm has been named to the National Law Journals Plaintiffs Hot List eight times. SeaWorld customers, represented by attorneys at Hagens Berman, today filed a ground-breaking class-action …

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