More Animals Are Getting Tortured For Views on Social Media, Reveals Alarming Report

More Animals Are Getting Tortured For Views on Social Media, Reveals Alarming Report

According to a growing social media trend, animals are being mocked and tortured in videos, an animal welfare coalition has discovered. According to a report released on July 5 by Asia for Animals Social Media Animal Cruelty Coalition (SMACC), 200 videos of animals being tortured by teasing were shared on TikTok, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube […]

Read More

Action for Primates has released disturbing footage of Indonesian trappers beating wild monkeys

Action for Primates has released disturbing footage of Indonesian trappers beating wild monkeys

Action for Primates released disturbing footage that revealed the horrific cruelty of the Indonesian monkey trapping business. According to Action for Primates, most of the trapped monkeys are used as test subjects in painful experiments, such as toxicity testing. The footage showed the trappers brutally capturing and beating the wild monkeys. It also showed the […]

Read More

UK ‘complicit in cruel trade in wild monkeys’ for lab tests as government refuses to match EU ban

UK ‘complicit in cruel trade in wild monkeys’ for lab tests as government refuses to match EU ban

The government is refusing to align with an EU plan to halt imports of the offspring of wild-caught macaque monkeys for medical research. It has prompted claims the UK is complicit in a “cruel” trade in wild animals that risks sparking and spreading new diseases. More than 1,140 live long-tailed macaques were imported from Mauritius […]

Read More

Activists Outraged After Canadian Companies Purchase Over 1000 Monkeys for Animal Testing

Activists Outraged After Canadian Companies Purchase Over 1000 Monkeys for Animal Testing

Animal rights activists in Canada are angry after it was revealed that Canadian companies purchased 1,000 monkeys for animal testing from Cambodia, according to the National Post. Activists argue the country should not be supporting inhumane breeders. In 2020, the government approved the import of 1,056 macaques from Cambodia for “scientific and research” use in […]

Read More

A dedicated team of Malaysian rangers and veterinarians is part of global movement to rescue and preserve rainforest species

A dedicated team of Malaysian rangers and veterinarians is part of global movement to rescue and preserve rainforest species

As Malaysians were in total lockdown from the COVID-19 pandemic, a sweet-natured baby elephant named Sahabat was found wandering near an oil palm plantation. Nearly blind from severe eye infections, he had become separated from his herd. In Malaysia’s Sabah state, the Wildlife Rescue Unit (WRU) swooped to the rescue. Thousands anxiously followed Sahabat’s story […]

Read More