News: Animals in the wild
25 February 2015
We welcome the announcement of a new law in the Sindh province of Pakistan, banning the use of bears for entertainment.
21 February 2015
Pangolins being smuggled through Thailand have been rescued in a massive wildlife bust by Thai authorities - in time for World Pangolin Day
06 February 2015
We commend the New York State Assembly for passing a bill banning direct contact between people and large wildcats.
05 February 2015
We respond to this week’s raid of the ‘Tiger Temple’ in Kanchanaburi province in Thailand - during which 100 tigers have reportedly been seized.
06 January 2015
The singer Beyoncé has been pictured posing with a captive tiger cub while on holiday in Thailand.
23 December 2014
Thank you to all our supporters who made another incredible year for World Animal Protection possible!
10 December 2014
Apollo, Sweden’s third largest tour operator, has stepped forward to show their support in promoting animal-friendly tourism.
08 December 2014
We welcome today’s announcement that a taskforce will be created to combat the role of transport in facilitating wildlife crime, helping to alleviate the suffering of millions of wild animals.
28 November 2014
On World Animal Day last month we launched a new campaign – Before they book. Today we are taking the next step in that campaign, uncovering the hidden cruelty behind tiger themed tourist attractions and parks.
03 November 2014
Our global goal to protect animals from illegal wildlife trade results in the very first prosecution of an auctioneer in the UK for illegally selling ivory