Tag: Wildlife

Happy Earth Day!

April 22, 2014
Five reasons why animal lovers should care about Earth Day.

Truck Stop Tiger Could Be Denied Legal Protections with New Louisiana Bill

April 22, 2014
Special exemption would keep tiger at Gross Tete truck stop; advocates urge immediate action.

Animal Rights 101: Liberating, Not Eliminating, the Nonhuman World

March 8, 2014
The eradication of the nonhuman world hardly registers on the animal rights radar, and it should. The short movie the Meatrix plays upon the idea of going back to the basics, a sort of "Animal Rights 101."

Groups Offer $20,000 Reward in Humboldt Dog Poisoning

March 7, 2014
Animal Legal Defense Fund, Center for Biological Diversity unite to track down suspect in fatal dog poisoning amidst controversy over d-con chemical use.

ALDF Offers $20K Reward to Help Find Dog Poisoner

March 7, 2014
The Animal Legal Defense Fund is adding $10,000 to a reward offer from the Center for Biological Diversity, to bring the total to $20,000, for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a suspect in an illegal and cruel act of dog poisoning in Blue Lake, California.

ALDF Speaks Out For Captive Bears

February 15, 2014
Congress passed the Animal Welfare Act (AWA) more than forty years ago to ensure that animals used for exhibition purposes receive humane care and treatment.

Legally Brief: No Zoo Animal is “Surplus”

February 13, 2014
This week, animal advocates around the world were horrified to learn of a Danish zoo that slaughtered a giraffe and then fed him to lions in front of children.

The Lost Whale

February 6, 2014
This week in ALDF’s Animal Book Club, we are reading The Lost Whale: the True Story of an Orca Named Luna, by Michael Parfit and Suzanne Chisholm.

Orphaned Elephants in Kenya: Precious Lives in the Balance

February 3, 2014
Ready for a whole lot of cute? Check out this video of the orphaned baby elephants, and learn why they became orphaned to begin with.

ALDF Calls For Shut Down of North Carolina’s Horrific Roadside Zoos

February 3, 2014
Federal Inspection Records Expose Tar-Heel State’s Law-Breaking Animal Exhibitor

PETA, ALDF Push Forward in Suit against Feds for Renewing Menagerie’s License

January 29, 2014
Jambbas Ranch's Temporary License Suspension Not Enough—Cruel Facility Must Lose License Entirely, Say Groups

Sport and Trophy Hunting Is Not Conservation

January 29, 2014
If auctioning off a permit to hunt a critically endangered rhino in Namibia doesn't feel like conservation to you, it's because it's not.

Federal Agency’s New Action May Mean Release for Orca at Seaquarium

January 24, 2014
Lolita to Gain Protected Status Following PETA, ALDF Petition

Caltrans to Remove Bird-killing Nets at Highway Project, Vows to Use Safer Methods

January 16, 2014
Lawsuit Settlement Will Reduce Impacts on Nesting Swallows in Petaluma

Animal Rights Groups File Restraining Order to Stop Oregon Coyote Killing Contest

January 16, 2014
Animal Legal Defense Fund, Project Coyote Take to Courts to Stop Illegal Gambling, Shut Down Coyote Hunt

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