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Wuhan Bans Sale and Consumption of Wild Animals

Wuhan Bans Sale and Consumption of Wild Animals

Wuhan has officially banned the sale and consumption of bats and other wild animals. The city also banned the vast majority of wild animal hunting and declared itself "a wildlife sanctuary," reports CBS News. Wuhan...
TK Times Animals Are Reclaiming the Planet During Quarantine

14 Times Animals Reclaimed the Planet During Quarantine

Social media and the news outlets have been saturated with coverage of the coronavirus pandemic. Information about COVID-19 infection rates and the mounting death toll has cast a dark shadow around the world. But,...
Wild Pig Families Reclaim the Streets of Turkey Amid Coronavirus Lockdown

Wild Pigs Reclaim Turkey’s Streets During Coronavirus Quarantine

Wild pigs have taken to the streets in one of Turkey's most popular tourist destinations amid the coronavirus quarantine. "In more news of animals taking back the streets: Family of wild boars Boar goes on...
Lions Reclaim Territory, Sleeping on Roads Shut Down By Coronavirus

Lions Reclaim Territory, Sleeping on Roads Shut Down By Coronavirus

Lions in South Africa's Kruger National Park have been spotted snoozing on the park's roads in the middle of the day. Normally, they would only be seen on the road at night, but because...
'Tiger King' Just Made Virginia Ban Cub Petting

‘Tiger King’ Just Made Virginia Ban Cub Petting

Virginia just passed a law banning tiger cub petting encounters. Coverage from Netflix’s documentary series “Tiger King” may have played a part in the ban being signed into law. On April 2, Governor Ralph Northam...
China Bans Wild Animal Meat 'Immediately' to Curb Coronavirus

China Permanently Bans Wild Animal Meat to Curb Coronavirus

China's top legislature has announced an immediate and permanent ban on the trade and consumption of wild animals. It says that the fast-track decision will help the country fight the coronavirus outbreak. According to the...
Los Angeles Just Banned Wild Animals for Entertainment

Los Angeles Just Banned Wild Animals for Entertainment

The City of Los Angeles has officially banned the use of wild and exotic animals for entertainment purposes. The bill goes beyond just circuses and includes any events in city limits. The Los Angeles City...

Wild Animal Circuses Banned By UK Parliament

UK Parliament has officially banned the use of wild animals in circuses. The British Parliament passed the Wild Animals in Circuses (No. 2) Bill today following its third and final reading in the House of...
Johannesburg Wildlife Veterinarian Centre Exclusively Treats the City's Wild Animals for Free

Johannesburg Veterinarian Exclusively Treats the City’s Wild Animals for Free

A veterinarian clinic in Johannesburg is on a mission to help protect the city's abundant wildlife.  The Johannesburg Wildlife Veterinary Centre (JWVC), helmed by Dr Karin Lourens, is the first of its kind to only service wild...

Hawaii Bans Wild Animals in Circuses

Animals in Hawaii just received one of the best Christmas gifts possible after the state made the move to ban wild animals in circuses. Hawaii is the second state in the United States to...
Parliament Bans Wild Animal Circuses in Portugal

Portugal Bans All Wild Animal Circuses

In a step toward improved animal rights laws, Portugal has banned the use of wild animals in circuses. The law passed by parliament means that the more than 1,000 different animals - including lions, penguins,...
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy Expected to Sign Ban on Wild Animal Circuses

New Jersey Bans Wild Animal Circuses

New Jersey has banned all traveling shows and circuses that use wild and exotic animals, such as elephants, giraffes, big cats, camels, bears, and crocodiles, from performing in the state. It is the first...

Federal Bill Looks to Improve Animal Welfare by Banning Big Cat Possession

A federal bill has been reintroduced to the United States Senate in an effort to better animal welfare nationwide by banning the possession of big cats, including tigers and lions. The bill, Big Cat Public Safety...

60% of All Mammals on Earth Are Livestock, Says New Study

A new study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America highlights the impact humanity has upon biodiversity and wildlife on Earth, although humans make up only a minute portion...

Dogs Trained to Hunt Poachers in an Effort to Save Rhinos From Extinction

Rancher Joe Braman has partnered with the South African conservation alliance to end rhino poaching and protect animals on the brink of extinction, the Victoria Advocate reported. Braman believes the solution lies in man's best...

England Set to Ban The Use Of Wild Animals in Circuses

In a move that sees the country dawdling behind Scotland, Italy, New York City and India, England have introduced a draft bill that will hopefully see them finally ban the use of wild animals...
China's Ivory Ban 'A Huge Step for Elephants'

China’s Ivory Ban ‘A Huge Step for Elephants’

China made the announcement that it was banning ivory back at the beginning of 2017, but now as the ban goes into effect, the government is stepping up its enforcement of the law and educating...
TripAdvisor Will No Longer Sell Tickets to Shows That Use Wild Animal For Entertainment

Scotland Bans All Use of Wild Animals in Travelling Circuses

A new legislation has just been passed in Scotland, which bans the use (including exhibition and performance) of wild animals in travelling circuses. This is the first ban in regard to animal welfare at ...