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Act Now to Protect Animals in Alaska’s National Wildlife Refuges

March 6, 2017
Alaska’s wildlife is under attack and we need you to be their voice.

Animal Legal Defense Fund Lawsuit Shuts Down Inhumane Pennsylvania Roadside Zoo

August 29, 2016
Animals are moved to rescue facilities.

Good news for Alaska’s Wolves and Bears . . . Maybe.

August 24, 2016
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has issued new regulations for Wildlife Refuges in Alaska that end some of the most egregious forms of wildlife killing in the state.

Florida Black Bears Petitioned for U.S. Endangered Species Act Protection

March 17, 2016
Estimated More Than 20 Percent of Population Lost in 2015

ALDF Praises County Commission Unanimous Approval of Exotic Animal Ordinance

November 18, 2015
Ordinance balances needs of responsible exotics owners and public safety.

Environmental, Animal Protection Groups Join Fight to Halt Florida’s Black Bear Hunt

September 25, 2015
Local, state and national animal-protection and environmental organizations filed an amicus brief today in support of a lawsuit to stop the impending trophy hunt of Florida black bears.

No More Concrete Cage – Lawsuit Wins Permanent Sanctuary for Ricky the Bear

February 9, 2015
Lawsuit convinces shop owner to finally release Ricky the bear to wild animal sanctuary.

Animal Legal Defense Fund Files Lawsuit to Save Bear Stuck at Pennsylvania Ice Cream Shop

December 30, 2014
Vets say inhumane conditions cause suffering for Ricky the bear, pose safety risk to children.

Lawsuit Filed Against Mendocino County over Contract with Rogue Federal Predator Control Program

November 25, 2014
Wildlife services linked with environmental destruction, indiscriminate killing of animals.

Humboldt County Board of Supervisors Puts Contract Renewal with Wildlife Services on Hold

July 2, 2014
The Humboldt County board decided to remove the renewal item from its consent calendar, delaying it at least another month as the county considers the issues raised.

Humboldt and Mendocino Counties Urged to Void Contract with Secretive, Inhumane Wildlife Services

June 30, 2014
A broad coalition of national animal and conservation groups sent formal letters to the Humboldt County and Mendocino County boards of supervisors today urging them to terminate their contracts with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services.

Legally Brief: Bears are People Too

August 28, 2013
On a recent trip to Alaska, once my home for nine years, I had the chance to spend five days watching bears fish for salmon at a creek in the southeastern part of the state.

Freedom for Bears at Chief Saunooke Bear Park

July 12, 2013
Great news has trickled out of North Carolina: Eleven bears have been removed from terrible conditions in gladiator-style bear pits and now inhabit a new sanctuary home.

USDA Seeks to Revoke License of Notoriously Cruel Jambbas Ranch

June 24, 2013
Action Follows Lawsuit by PETA, ALDF Against Agency for Rubberstamping Animal Exhibitor's License-Renewal Applications

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