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The Bangladesh Zoo Just Banned ‘Cruel’ Elephant Rides

The Bangladesh Zoo Just Banned ‘Cruel’ Elephant Rides

Bangladesh Zoo in Dhaka has stopped allowing tourists to ride on its elephants. The zoo, which is the fourth largest in the world in terms of area, is home to 2,500 animals, including five...

New York’s Buffalo Zoo Shuts Down Controversial Elephant Exhibit

New York's Buffalo Zoo, known as one of "the worst zoos" in America, is shutting down its elephant exhibit. International animal protection organization In Defense of Animals (IDA) has welcomed the news. Buffalo Zoo had...

Downton Abbey’s Peter Egan Wants People to Stop Using Reindeer for Entertainment

Peter Egan, the 71-year-old actor who plays Hugh MacClare ('Shrimpie') in Downton Abbey has spoken out against using reindeer and other living animals for Christmas festivities. According to The Sunday Times Egan said the use of...