News: Animals in the wild
16 May 2019
On Saturday the 11th of May, World Animal Protection staff and supporters joined other protestors from around the world to come together for international Empty the Tanks Day. Thanks to you we’re taking a stand against dolphins and whales being kept captive for entertainment.
22 April 2019
A warm thank you from ChangChill in Thailand. With the help of our generous supporters, the camp formerly known as Happy Elephant Valley is re-opening as ChangChill.
22 April 2019
With the help of our passionate volunteers and supporters, we were most recently at the GoGreen Expo talking to people about the Māui and Hector’s dolphins Threat Management Plan.
16 April 2019
Today is Save the Elephants Day. To celebrate, we wanted to share some amazing and little known facts about these beautiful animals.
29 March 2019
Music industry superstars including Cyndi Lauper, Kate Nash, Alesha Dixon and The Saturday’s Mollie King have all joined our #Promise4Wildlife not to feature captive wild animals in their music videos or performances.
20 March 2019
The second edition of our Ghosts Beneath the Waves report shows which fishing companies are moving to protect marine animals – and why others must act now
19 March 2019
Thanks to the generosity of our supporters, we’ve been able to fund the construction of four new enclosures at AIUNAU sanctuary to rehabilitate and release sloths confiscated from the wildlife trade and others that were kept as pets.
18 March 2019
Thanks to our supporters, we're celebrating 20 years of World Animal Protection in New Zealand!
15 March 2019
This is big! Dolphin Marine Conservation Park (formerly known as Dolphin Marine Magic) announced that it will end captive breeding yesterday.
13 March 2019
Australia has one of the world’s largest captive dolphin venues: Sea World, on the Gold Coast. There are currently 30+ dolphins at Sea World, most of which were born and bred there. Even more may be bred in future to provide entertainment for tourists – unless we act.