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Lawsuit seeks online access to federal elephant, lion trophy import records

October 18, 2018 Wildlife agency secretly issuing import permits despite President’s opposition Humane Society International Media Contacts:HSUS: Rodi Rosensweig, 203-270-8929, RRosensweig@humanesociety.orgHSI: Alison Shapiro, 301-721-6472, ashapiro@humanesociety.orgCenter for Biological Diversity: Tanya Sanerib, 206-379-7363, tsanerib@biologicaldiversity.orgBorn Free USA: Garrett Johnson, 202-368-6833, garrett@bornfreeusa.org (RICHMOND, Virginia) —The Humane Society of the United States, Humane Society International, Center for Biological Diversity, and Born Free USA sued the U.S. [...]

ZOOTASTIC ANIMAL WELFARE VIOLATIONS: Zootastic fined for past animal welfare violations

Zootastic fined for past animal welfare violations TROUTMAN, N.C. - The Lazy 5 Ranch isn’t the only local outdoor animal attraction that has received federal citations for animal welfare violations. [RELATED: USDA cites Lazy 5 Ranch in Mooresville with dozens of animal welfare violations] Zootastic in Troutman was fined $7,450 for multiple violations of the U.S. [...]

Federal authorities target NC exotic animal park, owner defends practices

A lemur at the Lazy 5 Ranch in Mooresville (WBTV) WBTV A lemur at the Lazy 5 Ranch in Mooresville (WBTV) MOORESVILLE, N.C. (WBTV) - The owner of the Lazy 5 Ranch in Mooresville is defending his practices after a federal report accused the exotic animal park of failing to properly care for some of [...]

Join The Campaign To Save Tigress Avni And Her Cubs! Sign The Petition

The campaign is growing louder each day and the petition on Change.org has amassed 60k signatures and counting. But what’s behind the big hunt for the big cat?  A trigger-happy Forest Department helmed by a minister who’s known for passing shoot-at-sight orders: Sudhir Mungantiwar. The Big Cat Avni is a tigress with two cubs in [...]

India deploys 150 HUNTERS to track down maneating tiger that has mauled 13 people to DEATH

Killer tigress T1 has been at large for the past four years in the forests of Maharashtra in central India. The tiger – also known as Avni – is a proclaimed man-eater after she has killed 13 in past two years.  India’s government obtained a court order to kill or catch the beast back in January.  Searches [...]

UPDATE: Mystic Monkeys lion killers still free | Rekord North

Police are apparently yet to follow-up on leads which could lead to the arrest of a worker who was allegedly involved in the gruesome poisoning and killing of several lions at the Mystic Monkeys and Feathers wildlife park in the north of Pretoria. “They don’t do anything,” owner Christa Saayman told Rekord. According to Saayman, [...]

[LISTEN] Court battle to determine the fate of Mufasa the lion

It has emerged that the North West government wants the 3-year old white lion to be auctioned off. The legal counsel representing Mufasa is arguing that the lion has rights and authorities have an obligation to conserve the animal. A legal battle is brewing over the rightful ownership of Mufasa, with the North West Department [...]

Crusade to save Mufasa the white lion | Pretoria News

MUFASA the lion’s fate, and life, lie with the courts. THE campaign to save Mufasa the lion from canned hunting is roaring with might and gaining momentum among animal lovers and other sectors of society. Mufasa is a white lion, of which there are fewer than 300 of his kind left in the world, and [...]

As Hunt For Avni The Tigress Grows, Her Future Is Already Over

New Delhi: Officially, she is T1, a deadly tigress weighing about 300 pounds believed responsible for 13 deaths over the last 2 years as she prowls through the forests of Yavatmal in Maharashtra. But to people who want to save her, she is Avni, meaning The Earth. She was first spotted in the area in 2012. [...]

Lion with an agonising infected eye languishes in Albania zoo

Albanian authorities are being urged to take action against a private 'safari park from hell', after new photos appeared to expose the shocking conditions the zoo. Pictures taken at the Safari Park Zoo in Fier, southwest Albania, show a 'severely malnourished' lion living in cramped conditions with what appears to be an untreated eye injury.  [...]
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