The Decline of Greyhound Racing

The Decline of Greyhound Racing
Greyhound racing is a dying industry in the United States, thanks in large part to Christine Dorchak, and the organization ...

Orangutans: People of the Forest

Orangutans: People of the Forest
The word orangutan is derived from the Indonesian and Malay words for “person” and “forest”, or “person of the forest.”  ...

Dolphin Pair Bonds

Dolphin Pair Bonds
Male bottlenose dolphins often develop a life­long friendship called a “pair­ bond” with another adult male. The two, or sometimes three, ...

Canned Hunting in the US

Canned Hunting in the US
Captive hunting operations, often referred to as “canned hunts” or “game ranches,” are private trophy hunting facilities that offer hunters ...

Orangutan Mothers

Orangutan Mothers
Mother orangutans live with their babies until the offspring reach about seven or eight years of age — longer than ...

Harp Seals

Harp Seals
Harp seals can dive as deep as 1,500 feet, and stay underwater for up to 15 minutes at a time ...

Namibian Seal Hunt

Namibian Seal Hunt
Each year in southern Africa, the government of Namibia authorizes the killing of 85,000 Cape fur seal pups for their pelts, and ...

Shelter dogs killed in the US

Shelter dogs killed in the US
Half of all shelter dogs dogs killed in the US are from Texas, California, North Carolina, Georgia and Florida. Literally ...

Live Export is Cheaper

Live Export is Cheaper
It is often cheaper to live export animals on ships than it is to use refrigerated meat transport. The money ...

Asiatic Black Bears

Asiatic Black Bears
Asiatic black bears are also known as "moon bears", and are the most common species farmed for their bile. Extraction ...

Tigers in Captivity

Tigers in Captivity
There are more tigers held in captivity in the United States, then there are tigers left in the wild worldwide ...

Shelter Dogs for Experimentation

Shelter Dogs for Experimentation
Many states allow the purchase of shelter dogs to university and pharmaceutical labs for experimentation. This is called "pound seizure" ...