What’s New in Captive Wildlife Litigation and Legislation 2018
Presented by Amanda Howell and Lindsay Larris, July 10, 2018
Amanda Howell, staff attorney at the Animal Legal Defense Fund, will provide case overviews and updates on some of the biggest captive wildlife cases. These cases will include the Cricket Hollow Zoo, Tony the Tiger, Ben the Bear, and Animaland Zoological Park.
This webinar has already taken place. You can watch a recording of the session here.
The Animal Legal Defense Fund filed a lawsuit on behalf of four Iowa residents against Cricket Hollow Zoo, for chronic violations of state animal cruelty laws. Cricket Hollow Zoo has a long history of keeping animals in inhumane and illegal conditions.September 27, 2018 Press Release
Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals affirms roadside zoo’s substandard care of endangered animals violated federal law.April 11, 2018 Press Release
This decision comes as a result of a campaign led by the Animal Legal Defense Fund to expose the suffering and neglect of animals at Cricket Hollow.December 5, 2017 Press Release