News: Animals in entertainment
25 August 2017
Three travel companies in China, including one of the largest in the country, have signed our elephant-friendly tourism pledge, leading the way for more to follow
10 August 2017
Our Senior Wildlife and Veterinary Advisor, Dr Jan Schmidt-Burbach, travels to remote parts of the globe assessing the welfare of wild animals and advise on the care of animals in captivity.
28 July 2017
Exposing the cruel side of tiger selfies
21 July 2017
Two years after Cecil the lion was killed by a trophy-hunter in Zimbabwe, his son Xanda is reported to have met a similar fate.
14 July 2017
You may hear people describe elephants in captivity as ‘domesticated’, especially people from elephant entertainment venues – but this word is misleading
14 July 2017
Elephants in the wild have rich emotional and social lives.
11 July 2017
Our new report reveals that the captive elephant industry for elephant rides and performances continues to grow in Asia. Please unite for the herd today, to help protect elephants exploited for tourism
05 July 2017
Our partnership will help protect Asian elephants exploited to entertain tourists. TUI Care Foundation is owned by TUI, the world’s largest travel company. Its decision to help elephants through funding and by inspiring change, is proof the industry is stepping up for wildlife welfare
03 July 2017
Spanish greyhounds – or galgos – face abandonment and inhumane killing at the end of each hunting season. Recently 100,000 people signed our petition to ban this horrific blood sport for good
02 July 2017
Rani is a 27-year old female Asian elephant. She has likely been doing the same work her entire life: taking tourists up the steep slope to Amber Fort, 365 days a year