Animal Legal Defense Fund Wins Major Free Speech Victory as Judge Dismisses Baseless Defamation Suit Aimed at Silencing Critics of Inhumane Tiger ExhibitFebruary 24, 2017
National nonprofit questions the conditions of four endangered white tigers
King Kong Zoo Permanently Shut Down After Being Sued by The Animal Legal Defense FundFebruary 23, 2017
Consent Decree Closes Unaccredited Roadside Zoo and Bars Owner from Working with Wild Animals
ALDF Scores First Victory in an Endangered Species Act Lawsuit on Behalf of Endangered Animals in CaptivityFebruary 11, 2016
Sets precedent for captive endangered animals around the country.
Central Illinois Wildlife Park Cancelled After Opposition by Neighbors and Animal Legal Defense FundJune 30, 2015
Arthur Zoo wildlife park withdraws permit application after criticism.
Court Rules Navy War Games Violate Law Protecting Whales and DolphinsApril 1, 2015
U.S. District Court deems that nearly 9.6 million underwater assaults on whales and dolphins were improperly assessed as “negligible.”
Animal Legal Defense Fund Complaint Results in OSHA Fine for Miami SeaquariumJuly 23, 2014
Seaquarium will pay $7000 for endangering trainers in the water with captive orca Lolita.
All 50 States Now Have Felony Animal Cruelty Provisions!March 14, 2014
On March 14, 2014, South Dakota became the final state to enact a felony provision for animal cruelty.