News: Animals in entertainment
October 21 2015
Today Oxford University has published a study concluding that at least 4 million tourists who visit tourist attractions involving wildlife are likely to be contributing to large-scale animal welfare abuses.
October 13 2015
Helen Proctor, our Sentience Manager, talks about observing elephants in the wild as the best way to fully experience these incredible animals.
October 12 2015
Walter Palmer, the dentist that paid $50,000 to shoot Cecil will not face charges in Zimbabwe after the Environment Minister made an announcement saying that Walter Palmer’s ‘papers were in order’.
October 04 2015
Travel industry heavyweights are taking a stand for elephants. Sign our petition asking Thomas Cook Group to join them.
September 17 2015
Helen Proctor, our Sentience Manager, talks about the intelligence and emotions of elephants, and why elephant rides cause them a lifetime of suffering. Read her blog below.
September 14 2015
The appalling cruelty inflicted upon Asian elephants used for tourist rides and shows is now spreading throughout Southern Africa.
August 11 2015
On World Lion Day 2015, celebrities joined us as we made one giant roar to highlight the torture that lions face all in the name of ‘entertainment’.
August 10 2015
Wild animals are enduring lifelong misery for tourist entertainment. Stand with us in asking the travel industry and governments to end the exploitation of wildlife.
August 07 2015
Helen Proctor, our Sentience Manager, talks about the new trend to walk with lions and to pet lion cubs and the lifetime of suffering it causes them. Read her blog below:
August 04 2015
Days after the devastating news that Cecil the lion was killed during an illegal hunt in Zimbabwe, Delta Airlines announced that it will ban the shipment of all lion, leopard, elephant, rhinoceros, and buffalo trophies worldwide.