Petition: Monarch Butterfly Denied Protection by Trump Administration

Petition: Monarch Butterfly Denied Protection by Trump Administration

Despite a rapidly declining population and an important ecological niche, the U.S Fish and Wildlife service voted against listing the Monarch Butterfly as “Threatened” under the Endangered Species Act on Tuesday. A change in its status may have led to increased protective measures for the species and its habitat. The US Fish and Wildlife Service […]

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Chinese wild animal shelter ‘secretly sells the fur of endangered tigers for £79K per piece, uses their bones to make a sex tonic and serves their meat as a delicacy to officials’

Chinese wild animal shelter ‘secretly sells the fur of endangered tigers for £79K per piece, uses their bones to make a sex tonic and serves their meat as a delicacy to officials’

A state-affiliated wildlife shelter in China has been accused of secretly dissecting the bodies of endangered tigers before selling them as products to make profits. The Qinhuangdao Wildlife Rescue under the China Wildlife Conservation Association allegedly sold the endangered animals’ fur for £79,000 per piece and used their bones to make a traditional tonic aimed […]

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Petition: Elephant in India Who Was Made to Walk 1000 Miles in Spiked Chains is Finally Free!

Petition: Elephant in India Who Was Made to Walk 1000 Miles in Spiked Chains is Finally Free!

Wildlife SOS has reported that Jai, a 50-year-old elephant who was made to walk in spiked chains is finally free! The elephant was forced to walk 1,000 miles is now free after the Rajasthan Forest Department contacted Wildlife SOS to help the elephant! The chains caused excessive damage to Jai’s legs, including chronic wounds and […]

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Pet shops selling thousands of dangerous or endangered crocodiles, monkeys and venomous snakes

Pet shops selling thousands of dangerous or endangered crocodiles, monkeys and venomous snakes

Britain’s pet shops are legally selling tens of thousands of wild animals including crocodiles, monkeys and venomous snakes and lizards as “exotic” pets, researchers have found. Most species involved are endangered species, potentially dangerous to humans or highly susceptible to serious welfare problems in captivity, an animal welfare charity said. All were “unsuitable as pets”. […]

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