News: Animals in the wild
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.
12 March 2019
The New Zealand Government will soon begin a public consultation process for its Threat Management Plan for Māui and Hector’s dolphins. The consultation will run for two months after which the Government will consider submissions and finalise the plan.
08 March 2019
Our new Case Against Marine Mammals in Captivity (CAMMIC) report details, with scientific evidence, why we should never force these intelligent, wild animals to live in artificial environments
05 March 2019
On January 9th, 2019, Education for Nature Vietnam (ENV), funded by World Animal Protection, worked with local Vietnamese law enforcement in an operation leading to the rescue of two baby bears, barely old enough to open their eyes, from a wildlife trader in the Hai Phoung province of Vietnam.
04 March 2019
If you’re thinking of buying an exotic animal to keep as a pet, you may want to think twice
03 March 2019
Sunday March 3 is World Wildlife Day. What better day to highlight some of the recent wins we’ve achieved for wildlife around the world.
23 February 2019
The results are in. Recent polling finds that a quarter of exotic pet owners did no research before buying a wild animal as a pet.