News: Animals in entertainment
June 24 2015
Our new partnership with adventure travel company World Expeditions sets a high standard for animal welfare in tourism.
May 28 2015
Khloe Kardashian has joined other celebrities in the disappointing trend of wild animal selfies. These ‘once in a lifetime’ photos mean a lifetime of misery for the animal involved.
May 22 2015
As a result of mounting global pressure in response to the annual wild dolphin hunt and slaughter in Taiji, Japan, authorities in the country have pledged not to source live dolphins for zoos and aquariums captured during those hunts.
April 28 2015
The Thai government and Tiger Temple owners have come to an agreement over the future of the 146 tigers being used for tourist entertainment at the Temple.
April 22 2015
We welcome the San Francisco Board of Supervisors’ recent vote to ban the use of wild and exotic animals in performances for entertainment.
March 05 2015
We are thrilled that Ringling Brothers will take the historic step of ceasing to use elephants in its shows.
February 05 2015
We respond to this week’s raid of the ‘Tiger Temple’ in Kanchanaburi province in Thailand.
February 03 2015
We commend the New York State Assembly for passing a bill banning direct contact between people and large wildcats.
January 23 2015
Just weeks after singer Beyoncé was pictured with a tiger cub on vacation in Thailand, supermodel Cara Delevigne has been pictured with a lion cub in an advertisement campaign announcing her as Brand Ambassador for Tag Heuer watch company.
January 06 2015
The singer Beyoncé has been pictured posing with a captive tiger cub while on vacation in Thailand.