Captive Aquatic Animals in Public Aquariums 2019
Join Kelly Levenda, Student Programs Attorney, and Alexandra Monson, Litigation Fellow, as they discuss the legal issues associated with fin fishes and whales exhibited in public aquariums, as these animals make up the majority of aquatic animals held in captivity. This webinar discusses everything from capture, breeding, and transport, covering these aquatic animals lives (and deaths) in aquariums.
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2019 Florida Legislative Session Kicks into GearThis year’s Florida legislative session promises to be one of the busiest yet for animals. The Animal Legal Defense Fund is in the halls of the legislature every day – advocating for animals who would otherwise not have a voice.March 18, 2019 News
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