Lolita is a killer whale who was captured some 52 long years ago, and forced to exist in a small enclosure to entertain humans. Animal welfare activists have been working for decades to get her set free. Now, it appears, that day may be finally coming.
Overcrowded, inhumane conditions at animal shelters that are so bad shelter dogs go for weeks without walks and some have been unable to leave their cramped cages for weeks–and even months.
Scientists are asking for U.S. volunteers who live with cats to participate in a new research project.
The results of an important new study help to explain why many intelligent birds–and perhaps other animals–struggle in captivity. More specifically, the results revealed that the smarter the bird, the more unique welfare needs it has in captivity.
A video of Marineland’s last surviving orca, Kiska, is renewing calls online for the marine mammal to be freed. The video, shared on social media by former Marineland employee and whistleblower Phil Demers, shows the orca moving slowly at the surface of the water and faintly moaning
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