Surely we can begin to agree that animals which share 98 per cent of our DNA should not be kept as entertainment for us to gawk at in a zoo
'I think it's very unfortunate to have enclosures where children can climb in'
Hanako has lived alone in the Inokashira Park Zoo in Tokyo since 1954
The sanctuary in Costa Rica reportedly has hundreds of animals out of public sight, crammed into small cages and suffering from neglect
The body argues that taking Instagram photos with dressed-up orangutans and chimpanzees greatly harms conservation work
She swims around a tank not bigger than a hotel swimming pool
Last year the EU's crime-fighting body Europol supported the world's largest ever international operation against wildlife crime. All of this could be reversed if we leave
Inbreeding is so rampant that 10,000 pugs in the UK are descended from just 50 dogs and the consequences are dire
Friends of Animals have filed a lawsuit to prevent 18 African elephants being shipped to the US
The bill has been criticised for not removing the unconstitutional anti-sodomy law
Francisco 'Fran' Rivera Ordóñez had been recovering from a serious injury inflicted by a bull
Pope Francis is a big fan of circuses, saying previously that ‘they nourish the soul’
The retired research chimps will all be sent to the Chimp Haven chimpanzee sanctuary in Lousiana in the next few months
According to the pensioner from Lucerne, cat meat is 'delicate and easily digestible'
The animal charity claims the reintroduction of lynxes could generate millions - but farmers' unions remain unconvinced
Officials in Florida approved the first legal bear hunt in the state for 40 years