Idaho documents reveal weeks-old wolf pups among 570 maimed, slaughtered wolves

Idaho documents reveal weeks-old wolf pups among 570 maimed, slaughtered wolves

BOISE—As the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced last week that the removal of wolves from Endangered Species Act protection nation-wide is “very imminent,” new data from Idaho show the ugly face of state wolf management there. According to an analysis of records obtained by Western Watersheds Project, hunters, trappers, and state and federal agencies […]

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Victorian woman charged with animal cruelty after almost 130 wedge-tailed eagles found dead

Victorian woman charged with animal cruelty after almost 130 wedge-tailed eagles found dead

A Victorian woman is facing almost 300 animal cruelty charges after wildlife officers allegedly found the carcasses of 140 protected native birds, including 128 wedge-tailed eagles, at her property. The office of the conservation regulator said police, wildlife officers, and officials from the agriculture department searched the woman’s property in Violet Town in August after […]

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Armadillo Forced to Drink Alcohol and Dragged Behind a Motorbike for Fun

Armadillo Forced to Drink Alcohol and Dragged Behind a Motorbike for Fun

During a municipal election celebration in Brazil, a woman decided to celebrate by forcing an armadillo to drink alcohol. According to the Daily Mail, video footage showed a woman force-feeding the animal alcohol and then dragging it behind a motorbike. The video was filmed in Caridade, in northeastern Brazil. Police received the footage and identified […]

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Petition: Hermès to Build New Farm and Kill Over 50,000 Crocodiles to Supply Skins to Make Bags and Shoes

Petition: Hermès to Build New Farm and Kill Over 50,000 Crocodiles to Supply Skins to Make Bags and Shoes

Luxury brand Hermès is looking to build one of Australia’s largest crocodile farms to hold 50,000 crocodiles for use in bags and shoes. Animal activists are speaking out against the French brand’s decision. The Northern Territory of Australia is home to numerous crocodile farms, all owned by major fashion companies. These crocodiles are exploited to […]

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Petition: Orangutans Forced to Dress Up and Fight in a Boxing Ring at Cambodian Zoo

Petition: Orangutans Forced to Dress Up and Fight in a Boxing Ring at Cambodian Zoo

Images featuring animal abuse through wildlife tourism at the Phnom Penh Safari in Cambodia were released recently in an article from the Khmer Times. The newspaper outlet sent journalists to the zoo to report on the conditions the animals were being kept in. What they found is angering animal welfare advocates across the globe. Images […]

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