Numerous Violations at Cricket Hollow ZooAugust 18, 2014
Roadside zoos are one more travesty in the world of animal display.
Howling for CoyotesAugust 15, 2014
Coyotes are wild song dogs known for their beautiful howls and their importance to diverse wild lands.
$5,500 Reward Offered for Information Leading to Arrest and Conviction of Coyote Pup TorturerAugust 6, 2014
ALDF is offering a $2,500 reward for any information leading to the arrest and conviction of the perpetrator(s) who tied and tortured a six pound female coyote pup in Santa Maria, California.
Winning the Case against a Coyote Killing ContestJuly 25, 2014
ALDF has just settled an important case and shut down an illegal gambling operation and coyote killing contest.
Animal Protection Groups Stop Coyote Killing ContestJuly 25, 2014
ALDF, Project Coyote settle lawsuit and shut down illegal gambling and coyote hunt.
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.
Humboldt County Board of Supervisors Puts Contract Renewal with Wildlife Services on HoldJuly 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.
Joshua Horwitz – War of the WhalesJuly 1, 2014
When science author Joshua Horwitz first came across a lawsuit filed by an environmental lawyer against the U.S. Navy, he knew he had a found an untold story.
Humboldt and Mendocino Counties Urged to Void Contract with Secretive, Inhumane Wildlife ServicesJune 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.
Animal Legal Defense Fund, Cat Sanctuaries Ask California Fish and Wildlife to Regulate Hybrid “Franken-Cats”June 26, 2014
Pricey wild crossed breeds often abandoned, pose threat to the public and wildlife.
Animal Legal Defense Fund Sues Iowa Zoo over Endangered Species Act ViolationsJune 11, 2014
Manchester’s cricket hollow zoo faces lawsuit over cruel, illegal conditions.
California Gives ESA Protections to Lone Wolf and His PupsJune 4, 2014
Fantastic news! The California Fish and Game Commission voted today to protect wolves under our state Endangered Species Act (ESA).
Pink the Pelican Released after Savage Animal Cruelty AttackJune 4, 2014
As an attorney dedicated to winning justice for animals, yesterday was a truly special day for me.
Louisiana House Passes Bill to Keep Tony the Tiger CaptiveMay 30, 2014
On May 30, 2014 the Louisiana House passed SB 250, a bill that subverts the intent of a 2006 state law prohibiting the importation and possession of big exotic cats.
Legally Brief: ALDF’s Case to Free Tony the TigerMay 22, 2014
Playing fast and loose with the law is unacceptable, no matter how deep your pockets or how tight your political connections.