Body-painted activists with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) visited the Byculla Zoo in Mumbai, India today. “Bodypainted in an array of bright colours and holding a banner … [Read full article]
Here are some top animal stories of the week (other than what we’ve covered already). Feel free to drop more stories or videos in the comments below if you have them.
[social_buttons] A female Bengal tiger has become the star attraction in a South African zoo, after it was born with no stripes. The tiger, named Fareeda, has been hand-reared by … [Read full article]
For years and years parents have taken their children to zoos to see exotic animals, animals that they don’t get to see everyday. They want to see lions and tigers and bears. Oh my! High on the the list of animals to be seen are elephants, nature’s gentle giants. These cute, (hardly) cuddly animals are the largest of the land mammals. But all of that could change. Elephants could be removed from zoos forever if In Defense of Animals (IDA) and a handful of scientists and activists get their way.
Despite extensive opposition and the rallying of animal activists and Hollywood celebrities alike, Los Angeles City Council voted today to go ahead with a $42 million elephant exhibit. About $12 … [Read full article]
Tomorrow my family is planning to make a trip to the zoo. I like zoos, but there are some things about them that always get my mind racing through ethical … [Read full article]