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Cheltenham festival death toll rises to three, calls renewed to ban ‘the horror show’

‘More deaths are likely to follow, as horses used for racing commonly die of fatal injuries such as broken backs or are killed after sustaining broken legs’, says PETA The death toll at the ongoing Cheltenham festival has reached three. This year, Shallwehaveonemore, Born Patriot and Mindsmadeup have all died in the race week taking …

Ex SeaWorld orca trainer urges Brits to ‘think twice before paying to see marine animals performing tricks’

“The power to shut down these cruel parks lies in every visitor’s hands.” An ex- SeaWorld trainer is urging the Brits to stop supporting marine parks this summer because of the rampant animal cruelty prevalent in these commercial settings. John Hargrove was a top ranked Sr. Orca Trainer in SeaWorld and later at Marineland in …

Vegan charity calls for criminal investigation of ‘Jackass Forever’ animal stunts

“No one is above the law and that while the rest of the world wants to save bees and recognizes animals as sentient individuals, these jackasses exploit and abuse them for fun.” ‘Jackass Forever’ is being slammed for animal cruelty by leading animal charity, PETA. The latest American reality slapstick comedy is the first Jackass …

Disney completes ‘mission’ to add plant-based items to every menu

“Our goal was to ensure that our guests… would be able to find fun and flavorful plant-based menu items across our parks and resorts.” Disney has finally managed to accomplish its ‘mission of a more inclusive menu’ for its visitors to enjoy on vacation. The American multinational entertainment and media conglomerate has completed an initiative …

MasterChef Ecuador makes contestants use endangered animal meat in challenge: sparks outrage

MasterChef contestants were challenged to cook meals using meat obtained from animals including shark, deer, crocodile, and capybara. MasterChef Ecuador has come under fire after it made its contestants use meat from endangered species on an episode aired on 3rd January. The challenge required the contestants to cook their meals using meat obtained from animals …

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 …