Today, along with the University of Oxford’s Wildlife Conservation Research Unit (WildCRU), Department of Zoology we have launched a competition calling for innovative ideas to help protect tigers, keeping them in the wild where they belong.
On Saturday we deployed to Mexico to help pet owners, livestock owners and animals get back on their feet after the impact of Hurricane Patricia. But there’s still work to do: our disaster team is out there treating and feeding dogs, horses, cows, chickens and other animals caught in the aftermath.
Today Oxford University have published a study concluding that at least 4 million tourists who visit tourist attractions involving wildlife are likely to be contributing to large-scale animal welfare abuses.
Libearty, the bear sanctuary we created with Asociatia Milioane de Prieteni (Millions of Friends Association), has been rescuing and looking after bears for a decade. Evanna Lynch, who plays Luna Lovegood in Harry Potter, is visiting the sanctuary with us to celebrate.
Walter Palmer, the American dentist that paid $50,000 to shoot Cecil will not face charges in Zimbabwe after the Environment Minister made an announcement saying that Walter Palmer’s ‘papers were in order’.