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Critically endangered tiger fatally shot at Florida zoo for attacking a man

Eight-year-old Malayan tiger named Eko was fatally shot after he bit an unauthorized man that had put his arm into the animal’s enclosure. Florida police have shot and killed a critically endangered tiger at the Naples Zoo after it bit a cleaning worker. River Rosenquist, 26, who worked as a cleaner for a company contracted …

BREAKING: UK moves to ban trophy hunting imports

“We are appalled at the thought of hunters bringing back trophies and placing more pressure on some of our most iconic and endangered animals.” The UK government has announced plans to ban the importing of hunting trophies. The decision is part of the threatened species’ conservation initiative and a wider plan to reverse biodiversity loss. …

Selfie-taking tourists risk giving critically endangered orangutans COVID-19

“The virus can spread from people to animals during close contact. People with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 should avoid contact with animals, including pets, livestock, and wildlife.” Tourists are jeopardizing the lives of critically endangered orangutans by posing too close for pictures and selfies, according to a study. The warning comes after a team of …

Vegan charity launches first-ever TV ad targeting animal lovers eating meat

View the advert to see what happens when a piglet is delivered to a couple’s doorstep with a butcher’s knife. Vegan animal welfare charity Viva! has launched its first-ever TV advert to encourage people to make the connection between the animals they choose to keep as companions and the ones that adorn their plates. The …

France bans wild animal circuses and mink farms but animal activists not impressed

The legislation, which has not banned hunting and bull-fighting has prompted campaigners to say it does not go far enough. Last week, the French parliament approved new animal rights legislation making it illegal to purchase, breed or sell wild animals for traveling circuses. While performances with lions, bears or tigers will be banned in two …

THAT’S RIGHT: Today’s kids will face more climate disasters, study says

The report highlights the ‘intergenerational injustice’ of the climate crisis. Today’s children are set to suffer more climate disasters in their lifetime as compared to their grandparents, according to a new research. The study is the first-of-its-kind to assess the impacts of climate extremes by different age groups and focuses on the ‘intergenerational injustice’ of …

Fury as viral video shows fishermen pinning down shark to use its teeth to open can of beer

One of the fishermen said the group was having “just a bit of fun”. Three fishermen have come under fire for posting a video of them pinning down a shark and using its teeth to open a can of beer. The clip was originally uploaded to TikToker Wyatt Dallison’s OutdoorChaos account, which has a following …

Dragon’s Den legend Deborah Meaden urges travel giant ABTA to ditch SeaWorld

The leading entrepreneur and TV personality says “whales and dolphins, whether wild-born or captive-bred, do not – and cannot – thrive in captivity.” Dragon’s Den star Deborah Meaden is calling on travel giant ABTA to add visiting cruel marine parks to its list of “unacceptable” practices. The highly successful entrepreneur has written a letter on …

Kate del Castillo to tell SeaWorld to reinvent itself or ‘sink along with other animal-exploiting businesses’

“When will SeaWorld recognize that in order to survive, it must stop sexually abusing and forcibly impregnating dolphins and whales and instead transfer them to seaside sanctuaries?” Mexican-American actress Kate del Castillo will be urging marine amusement park SeaWorld to reinvent itself and do away with its animal-exploiting businesses. During the company’s annual online meeting …

Ariana Grande and Dalton Gomez gifted vegan bicycle for their wedding

“After all she’s done to help dogs and cats find loving families, PETA is delighted that Ariana has found love herself.” Ariana Grande and Dalton Gomez have been gifted a vegan bicycle in celebration of their wedding in Montecito. Animal rights charity PETA sent the anniversary present wishing the couple a ‘fun and happy future …

YouTuber makes pet dog fly using helium balloons, gets arrested for animal cruelty

A 32-year-old content creator posts a video that shows his dog strapped to a bundle of helium balloons and left afloat in the air – gets arrested following netizens outrage. Last week, a Delhi-based YouTuber was detained under animal cruelty laws after posting a video, which showed him trying to make his dog fly by …

Disney’s ‘latest and greatest’ cruise ship to be first to offer vegan menus

“Each and every one of our menus will have vegan offerings. Taking care of allergies and special requirements is extremely important to us.” Disney’s newest cruise ship will offer vegan menus in each of its onboard restaurants. While chefs have always provided vegan options on Disney’s Cruises upon request, Forbes reports that the brand’s ‘latest …