Petition: House Members Reintroduce Bill to Ban Trade of Wild Animals for Human Consumption

Petition: House Members Reintroduce Bill to Ban Trade of Wild Animals for Human Consumption

House members reintroduced The Preventing Future Pandemics Act of 2021 on the first day of the new Congress. The bill would end the import, sale, and export of certain wild animals for animal consumption and medicine in the United States. The bill, supported by the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) was introduced by […]

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Brazil’s blue macaws, golden lion tamarins back in traffickers’ sights

Brazil’s blue macaws, golden lion tamarins back in traffickers’ sights

Experts at two of Brazil’s leading wildlife conservation bodies are on high alert following a spate of seizures of hyacinth macaws and golden lion tamarins from alleged traffickers in recent years. The illegal wildlife trade was what drove the hyacinth macaw (Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus), the world’s biggest flying parrot species, and the golden lion tamarin (Leontopithecus […]

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Beheaded tiger is discovered among grim haul of pelts and animal corpses during wildlife trafficking raid on a private zoo in Thailand

Beheaded tiger is discovered among grim haul of pelts and animal corpses during wildlife trafficking raid on a private zoo in Thailand

A beheaded tiger has been discovered among several other animal corpses during a wildlife trafficking raid at a private zoo in Thailand. Thai wildlife officials made the shocking discovery at the Mukda Tiger Park and Farm in the northeastern province of Mukdahan. They found a severed tiger head and other tiger carcasses, including body parts, in […]

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