Petition: 10 Lions Bred for Hunting Rescued From Captivity

Petition: 10 Lions Bred for Hunting Rescued From Captivity

New images show the moment 10 lions were rescued after being held in captivity on a farm where they were bred to be shot in South Africa. Canned hunting, one of the most egregious forms of trophy-hunting, is the killing of captive-bred wild animals in small enclosures.   In South Africa, canned hunting has become […]

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The cat’s whiskers: new way of counting lions could boost conservation efforts

The cat’s whiskers: new way of counting lions could boost conservation efforts

From widescreen high-definition wildlife documentaries to food brands, royal crests, sporting teams and Disney movies, the lion is one of the most appropriated and revered animals on the planet. But this reverence sits in contrast to the falling numbers of the living, breathing muscular cats in Africa. In recent years, scientists have discovered a major […]

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Petition: Punish Poachers Who Use Wire Snares To Destroy Wildlife

Petition: Punish Poachers Who Use Wire Snares To Destroy Wildlife

Wildlife poaching drives species extinction. In fact, the impending sixth mass extinction will largely be caused by the killing of animal species. Animals like elephants, rhinos, lions, and more are seriously threatened by wildlife poaching. Poaching is the illegal hunting of an animal and that is bad enough no matter which method of killing you […]

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Petition: Seven More Big Cats Test Positive for COVID-19 but Don’t Worry Animals Can’t Transmit the Virus to Humans

Petition: Seven More Big Cats Test Positive for COVID-19 but Don’t Worry Animals Can’t Transmit the Virus to Humans

Seven more big cats at the Bronx Zoo have tested positive for coronavirus. This follows the announcement earlier in the month that a tiger at the zoo had tested positive. Four tigers and three African lions have tested positive for COVID-19, according to the zoo. Nadia, the four-year-old Malayan tiger, was the first diagnosis at […]

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Petition: Make it Illegal for Children to Participate in Trophy Hunting

Petition: Make it Illegal for Children to Participate in Trophy Hunting

Trophy hunters kill animals for fun and keep their remains as trophies. But animals’ lives are not just theirs to take. These are living, sentient beings. It shouldn’t be a “sport” to kill them for fun. It especially shouldn’t be something that young children are taught to do. Kids should be taught to respect wildlife […]

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Petitions: Poachers in India Continue Killing Animals Despite Lockdowns

Petitions: Poachers in India Continue Killing Animals Despite Lockdowns

With humans on lockdown, there have been some victories for nature and animals. For instance, pollution has decreased and animals are living life more freely. Animals have been seen roaming and exploring without the interference of too many humans. However, even with lockdowns and businesses closed down and people staying home, there are still humans […]

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Petition: Protect African Lions from Trophy Hunters!

Petition: Protect African Lions from Trophy Hunters!

The story of Cecil the Lion brought to light the horrible tragedy that is trophy hunting. An American dentist paid an obscene amount of money to kill a lion that was being observed and was beloved around the world. He shot the lion with an arrow and let him suffer for a full day until […]

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Trump Administration Grants First Trophy Import Permit for Tanzanian Lion

Trump Administration Grants First Trophy Import Permit for Tanzanian Lion

WASHINGTON— The Trump administration has authorized a U.S. hunter to import a lion trophy from Tanzania — the first allowed from that country since lions were given protection under the U.S. Endangered Species Act in January 2016. A Florida man received permission to import the lion’s skin, skull, claws and teeth, according to U.S. Fish […]

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