News: Animals in entertainment
21 October 2015
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.
12 October 2015
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’.
05 October 2015
Thomas Cook Group is now claiming that they no longer offer elephant rides and shows to any of their customers – but this simply isn’t true.
04 October 2015
Thomas Cook Group, one of the leading travel companies around the world, is continuing to promote and sell cruel elephant rides. Sign our petition to put an end to this today.
15 September 2015
The appalling cruelty inflicted upon Asian elephants used for tourist rides and shows is now spreading throughout Southern Africa.
11 August 2015
On World Lion Day 2015, celebrities joined us as we made one giant roar to highlight the torture that lions face all in the name of ‘entertainment’.
06 August 2015
Wild animals are enduring lifelong misery for tourist entertainment. Join our movement to keep wild animals where they belong, in the wild.
31 July 2015
We welcome the announcement from the United Nations that will step up international efforts in tackling the illegal trafficking of wildlife.
29 July 2015
It has been reported that an American dentist paid US$50,000 to shoot Cecil the lion, a national treasure in Zimbabwe, earlier this month.
28 April 2015
The Thai government and Tiger Temple owners have come to an agreement over the future of the 146 tigers being used for tourist entertainment at the Temple.