News: Animals in entertainment
30 June 2017
Two years ago, Cecil the lion was killed by a dentist from Minnesota who reportedly paid US$54,000 to shoot Cecil with a bow and arrow
10 May 2017
Animal Welfare Specialist Priya Motupalli discusses the motivated nest-building activities of pigs
02 May 2017
Liz shared a picture of her riding an elephant during the shooting of a new film in South Africa. Celebrities must set a better example
27 April 2017
Our petition urging Thailand’s Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP) to put a stop to a ‘new Tiger Temple’ tourist venue, has been handed to officials. We’re grateful to the thousands of supporters joining us to help protect tigers
04 April 2017
Thomas Cook has dropped a host of cruel, captive animal attractions
27 March 2017
An elephant ride or animal show is still a holiday dream for many tourists travelling to Asia. But the reality is a nightmare of abuse for elephants trapped in entertainment.
20 March 2017
In the forests of northern Thailand, elephants who have suffered abuse in the entertainment or can find a safe, peaceful home at Boon Lott’s Elephant Sanctuary (BLES).
13 March 2017
Raja, a 10-month-old bear cub who arrived weak and underweight at our Balkasar partner sanctuary in Pakistan, on New Year’s Eve, is growing fast and settling in to his new life.
10 March 2017
More than 160 travel companies have committed to stop selling elephant rides and shows – a huge step forwards in our movement to stop these beautiful wild animals being used for entertainment.
27 February 2017
The business behind the Tiger Temple tourist venue in Thailand, shut down after police made horrifying finds including the bodies of cubs, and tiger skins and teeth, is trying to open a new attraction. We must stop this