Thousands Call On The University Of Memphis To Stop Using A Live Tiger Mascot Named TOM III At Football Games And Retire Him To An Accredited Sanctuary

Photo from In Defense of Animals The University of Memphis has traveled with a live tiger as the team’s mascot to football games for more than four decades. Over the years, the University has used three tigers, who have all been named TOM (Tigers…

Captive Beluga Whales Named Little White & Little Grey Have Been Rescued From A Russian Research Center & Released To An Open Water Sanctuary In Iceland

SEA LIFE Trust is delighted to confirm that after years of captivity, two beluga whales, named Little Grey and Little White, were saved and returned to the sea at the world’s first open water sanctuary in Iceland for belugas called Klettsvik Bay on…

Nonhuman Rights Project Urges For An Elephant Named Minnie To Be Released To A Sanctuary After Claims That The Commerford Zoo Can No Longer Afford To Take Care Of Her

Earlier this week, the Nonhuman Rights Project (NhRP) sent letters to local, state, and federal agencies urging them to immediately investigate after a Goshen-based traveling circus publicly acknowledged that its unable to provide basic care for Minnie, the elephant in its custody,…

Breaking! Animals Asia Rescues A Bear Named Cotton Blossom That Was Held Captive In A Barren Cage For Over 14 Years In Vietnam

Photos by: Animals Asia For over 14 years, a bear that Animals Asia has named Cotton Blossom was held captive in a barren cage, robbed of her freedom and dignity in the Gia Lai province in Vietnam. The poor bear has…

New Hope! Rescued Begging Elephant Named Zara Begins Her Healing Journey At The Wildlife SOS Elephant Hospital In India

An emaciated female elephant, that dragged herself through the day, with the overbearing weight of a carrier, will no longer suffer after being rescued by Wildlife SOS. Her frail structure held testimony to the life that she lived as a…