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16 February 2016

Pig slaughter festival goes ahead in Vietnam amid increased outcry

Two pigs were slaughtered at the Nem Thuong Festival after being cruelly tied down and paraded through the town - the only concession to the public outcry being a private execution.


15 February 2016

He rubbed his face away on the bars that caged him - now this bear is smiling in the sun

Quantock must have thought he’d die in that cage - but one day a taste of honey was the first hint his hell would soon be over.


11 February 2016

Blackfish is winning the battle in the west – now there’s a new war in Asia

It’s worth remembering that money is behind most animal cruelty – it’s business and business is always looking for new markets.


05 February 2016

Rescued alongside Simon who died – now moon bear Sam is living for two

When Sam and Simon were rescued from a tiny, dark room and even tinier cages on Ba Mun Island in Vietnam’s Halong Bay, they were both in bad shape.


03 February 2016

Let’s reclaim the “Year of the Monkey” for the monkeys

The Year of the Monkey may be dawning in Asia but so long as animal performance continues to be accepted - it could be a torrid year for captive primates.


02 February 2016

Wildlife draft amendment is a misstep for China but changes little

“The fact that within China there has been a sustained reaction from animal welfare groups to this news gives us hope - even amongst the concern that this legislation generates."


01 February 2016

Rescued from bile farms – now their only concern is who’s next on the swing (PICS)

There are two swings – but Yin Yang is pretty sure he wants Olly’s swing.