THE LATEST
WORLD ANIMAL NEWS

Browse these fresh articles and never miss an amazing story

FOUR PAWS Rescues Two Abused Baiting Bears Who Were Forced To Fight With Dogs In Pakistan

Photos by: FOUR PAWS / Usman Ghani Since their arrival in Islamabad on April 5th, a team of veterinarians and wildlife experts from global animal...

New Lawsuit Aims To Protect Endangered Species From Oil Drilling In The Gulf Of Mexico

The Center for Biological Diversity and scientist Stuart Pimm, Ph.D., filed a lawsuit this week challenging the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) for...

New Lawsuit Aims To Protect Wolves In Northern Rocky Mountains After USFWS Denied Them Protection

Four conservation and animal protection groups sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service this week for denying their petition to protect gray wolves in...

UPDATE! Endangered Right Whale Found Dead Off Virginia’s Coast Died From A Vessel Strike

Dead female North Atlantic right whale (#1950) / Photo Credit: NOAA Fisheries, taken under NOAA permit #24359 UPDATE: As WAN reported last week, it has...

California Now Euthanizes More Animals Than Any Other U.S. State; Press Conference At The State Capitol On Weds April 10th

On April 10th, 2024, Fix Our Shelters and Assemblymember Kevin McCarty will hold a press conference and rally to announce legislation that will prevent...

Hopeful News As The First Patient Of Dolphin Rescue Center Has Been Successfully Released In Cape Cod

Photos by: IFAW A first-of-its kind short-term rehabilitation facility for dolphins and porpoises has received and successfully released its first patient, following a report of...

TRENDING NOW

What's hot in the world of animal news

World Animal News TOP Stories Making Headlines This Month

1. Congratulations to Joaquin Phoenix for winning Best Actor at the Oscars for his outstanding performance in the Joker.  Joaquin gave an inspirational speech using...

U.S. Senator Cory Booker Introduces Important Bill To Shut Down Wildlife Markets Which Threaten Public Health In The United States

U.S. Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ) and John Cornyn (R-TX) introduced a bipartisan bill, the Preventing Future Pandemics Act, which would direct the State Department to...

World Animal News TOP Stories Happening Now

Here is World Animal News’ Top 10 Stories Happening Now: 1. Colorado Parks & Wildlife Confirms First Gray Wolf Pack Sighting In The State Since...

Breaking! Congratulations To Animal Activist & Vegan Joaquin Phoenix For Winning A Golden Globe For Best Actor In ‘Joker’

At last night’s 77th Golden Globe Awards, notable animal activist and vegan Joaquin Phoenix won for his outstanding performance in the feature film Joker. The...

China Upgrades Native Pangolin Protection Status; They Will No Longer Be Used In Traditional Chinese Medicine

China has upgraded the national protection status of its native pangolin species, in particular the Chinese Pangolin Manis pentadactyla, to Class I, the highest form...

Breaking! Congratulations To Animal Activist & Vegan Joaquin Phoenix For Winning A Golden Globe For Best Actor In ‘Joker’

At last night’s 77th Golden Globe Awards, notable animal activist and vegan Joaquin Phoenix won for his outstanding performance in the feature film Joker. The...

U.S. Senator Cory Booker Introduces Important Bill To Shut Down Wildlife Markets Which Threaten Public Health In The United States

U.S. Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ) and John Cornyn (R-TX) introduced a bipartisan bill, the Preventing Future Pandemics Act, which would direct the State Department to...

China Upgrades Native Pangolin Protection Status; They Will No Longer Be Used In Traditional Chinese Medicine

China has upgraded the national protection status of its native pangolin species, in particular the Chinese Pangolin Manis pentadactyla, to Class I, the highest form...

Featured Animal Spotlight

A few of our favorites

Breaking! New Mexico Approves Cruel Trapping & Killing Of Wildlife Despite Public Opposition Putting Endangered Mexican Gray Wolves, Wildlife & Pets At Risk

In an unfathomable move, the New Mexico Game Commission approved the trapping of bobcats, foxes, and other fur-bearing species throughout the state, disappointing wildlife...

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...

Breaking! Approximately 140 Dogs Rescued In Large-Scale Alleged Neglect Case In Dixie County, Florida

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) is assisting the Dixie County Sheriff’s Office in rescuing approximately 140 dogs in a large-scale alleged...

Healthy Living

Improving your world every day

Send your story and get a chance to win cover space

WAN Exclusive With Vincent DePaul Of Gangster Vegan Organics Who Is Feeding Thousands During The Pandemic With His ‘Feeding The Block‘ Campaign

Photos from: Vincent DePaul and Gangster Vegan Organics Once a week in Norristown, Pennsylvania, and surrounding neighborhoods, Vincent DePaul, Founder of Gangster Vegan Organics Restaurants,...

Happy Earth Day!

Happy 50th Earth Day! Today, we celebrate this majestic planet and all of its sentient beings that call it home.  We must address environmental protection and...

Meet Some Loving Adoptable Dogs Who Are Looking For Their Furever Homes; Here Are WAN’s Rescues Of The Week!

Below are some of this week’s loving adoptable dogs who have been saved by Peace 4 Animals’ partner, The Animal Rescue Mission (ARM), and are in need of...

Starbucks Teams With Impossible Foods To Launch Plant-Based Breakfast Sandwich In The United States

Today, Starbucks customers across the United States can enjoy the Impossible Breakfast Sandwich available as part of the company's new summer menu alongside new cold...

Breaking! KFC & Beyond Meat To Test New Plant-Based Beyond Fried Chicken In The Southern U.S. Beginning February 3rd

Kentucky Fried Chicken and Beyond Meat are announcing an expanded test of Beyond Fried Chicken, plant-based chicken. Beginning February 3rd, select KFC restaurants in Charlotte, North...

Partners and Sponsors

We couldn't do this without you!
trunks-up