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Protecting Puerto Rico’s Captive Animals

April 9, 2018
Puerto Rico’s only official zoo, Dr. Juan A. Rivero National Zoological Park, gained international attention last year for its abysmal conditions.

Animal Legal Defense Fund Case for 57-Year-Old Elephant Heads to Trial

June 14, 2017
The San Antonio Zoo must now defend its treatment of Lucky in a full trial after federal judge denies zoo’s attempt to dismiss lawsuit.

King Kong Zoo Permanently Shut Down After Being Sued by The Animal Legal Defense Fund

February 23, 2017
Consent Decree Closes Unaccredited Roadside Zoo and Bars Owner from Working with Wild Animals

Animal Legal Defense Fund Sues Animaland Zoological Park Over Endangered Species Act Violations

March 9, 2016
Lawsuit also charges neglect under state regulations.

Hearing Tomorrow on Cricket Hollow Zoo License

August 5, 2015
Federal Court orders hearing on Animal Legal Defense Fund’s lawsuit under Endangered Species Act.

Students Speak Up for Tony the Tiger

May 8, 2015
Animal lawyers aren’t the only ones roaring about cruelty to captive animals like Tony the tiger. Kids care too.

Protect Exotic Animals in Las Vegas!

February 27, 2015
Clark County Commissioners are meeting on Wednesday, March 4 to consider revoking the zoning permits for Keith Evans to house exotic animals. ALDF needs your help to make sure the interests of these and other animals are protected!

Captive Elephants Need Better Protections

February 26, 2015
Any time elephants and humans share the same space, whether in a zoo, at a circus, or at a county fair, elephants are likely to suffer.

Animal Legal Defense Fund Calls Out Worst Arkansas Animal Houses of Horror

October 8, 2014
Severe animal neglect at Crossland Zoo, testing facilities, and commercial breeders spark outcry from legal advocates.

ALDF Calls Out Tennessee Animal House of Horror

September 9, 2014
Severe animal neglect at Briarwood Safari sparks outcry from legal advocates.

Numerous Violations at Cricket Hollow Zoo

August 18, 2014
Roadside zoos are one more travesty in the world of animal display.

Animal Legal Defense Fund Sues Iowa Zoo over Endangered Species Act Violations

June 11, 2014
Manchester’s cricket hollow zoo faces lawsuit over cruel, illegal conditions.

ALDF Calls Out Worst Texas Animal Houses of Horror

June 9, 2014
Animal Legal Defense Fund urges shut-down of lone star state’s law-breaking facilities.

Laws That Protect Animal and Human “Workers”

May 1, 2014
On October 5, 2013, an employee at the G.W. Exotic Animal Park in Wynnewood, Oklahoma suffered serious injuries when a tiger nearly ripped off her arm.

OSHA Enforces Against G.W. Exotic Animal Park After Animal Legal Defense Fund Complaint

April 24, 2014
Federal agency fines Oklahoma animal park for violation of worker safety laws.

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