Beyond Tiger King: Ending the Cub Petting Crisis
Wednesday, December 1st, 2021; 12-1pm PT
Join Brittany Peet, Deputy General Counsel for Captive Animal Law Enforcement for the PETA Foundation, and Alicia Prygoski, Animal Legal Defense Fund Senior Legislative Affairs Manager, to explore the successful strategies that have nearly eradicated the big cat cub petting industry in the United States, and why passage of The Big Cat Public Safety Act remains an urgent priority. A brief Q&A to follow.
Court Holds Cricket Hollow Zoo Owners in Contempt for Removing Animals Designated for Rescue in Violation of Court OrderToday the Delaware County district court granted a motion for contempt filed by the Animal Legal Defense Fund against Cricket Hollow Zoo and its owners, Pamela and Thomas Sellner, seeking the whereabouts of more than 100 animals who “disappeared” prior to a court-ordered rescue.October 5, 2021 Press Release
The Iowa Court of Appeals ruled in favor of plaintiffs represented by the Animal Legal Defense Fund in a lawsuit against Cricket Hollow Zoo for violating state animal cruelty laws following an appeal of the court’s 2019 decision.August 5, 2021 Press Release