Tag: Captive Animals Archives | Animal Legal Defense Fund

Animal Advocates Announce Intent to Sue Maryland Roadside Zoo for Violating Endangered Species Act and State Animal Cruelty Law

April 24, 2018
The notice letter offers to assist with the relocation of the animals to sanctuaries but cautions that the Animal Legal Defense Fund will file the lawsuit if illegal conditions persist.

Precedent Setting Decision: Endangered Species Act Protects Captive Animals

April 11, 2018
Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals affirms roadside zoo’s substandard care of endangered animals violated federal law.

Candy the Chimp’s Case is Over, But Our Fight for Captive Animals Goes On

August 25, 2017

In 2015, the Animal Legal Defense Fund filed a lawsuit under the Endangered Species Act against Sam Haynes Jr. and Dixie Landin’ amusement park, located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana for…

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