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Breaking! Outrage Ensues After 20 Yellowstone Wolves That Roamed Outside Of The National Park Were Reportedly Killed By Hunters

Tragically, twenty gray wolves from Yellowstone National Park have been killed by hunters after leaving the park’s boundaries in recent months. Fifteen of the wolves were based...

FOUR PAWS Global Wildlife Rescue Saves Last Asiatic Black Bear From Bile Farm In The Son La Province Of Vietnam

Last week, FOUR PAWS global animal welfare organization rescued its 50th bear in Vietnam, the last bear used for its bile in Son La Province.  The...

Breaking! Another Possible Oil Spill Off The Coast Of Huntington Beach, CA; Three Companies Indicted For The Oil Spill In October

Photos from Huntington Beach Police Department and the U.S. Coast Guard Southern California, Twitter An oil slick approximately 20 yards by 150 yards was spotted on...

Breaking! 24 Rhinos Have Been Killed By Poachers In Just Two Weeks In South Africa Sparking Major Global Outrage

Photos By: Inverdoorn Private Game Reserve This week, the South African Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment (DFFE) confirmed that 24 rhino carcasses were discovered after...

World Animal News TOP Stories Making Headlines!

1. New PSA Featuring Actor Jason Momoa & Other Well-Known Advocates Urge The U.S. Government To Relist Wolves Under The Endangered Species Act A powerful...

This Friday, The Lives Of 83 Elephants In Botswana Are At Stake In Controversial Trophy Hunting Auction; This Must End!

This Friday, the Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources Conservation, and Tourism in Botswana will be auctioning off the lives of 83 elephants to be senselessly murdered...

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Breaking! New Report On The World’s 25 Most Endangered Primates From 2018-2020 Sadly Lists 8 New Species

Highly endangered Zanzibar Red Colobus Monkey (Procolobus kirkii) in Jozani Forest on island of Zanzibar (Tanzania, Africa). Mother and baby nurture & bonding. Just two...

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! 11,000 Scientists Declare A Climate Emergency After 40 Years Of Major Global Negotiations To Save Our Planet

A global coalition of scientists led by William J. Ripple and Christopher Wolf of Oregon State University says “untold human suffering” is unavoidable without...

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...

Breaking! Coca-Cola, Nestlé, and PepsiCo Named Top Plastic Polluters For The 2nd Year In A Row

Coca-Cola, Nestlé, and PepsiCo were the top 3 most identified companies in global brand audits for the second year in a row, according 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! 11,000 Scientists Declare A Climate Emergency After 40 Years Of Major Global Negotiations To Save Our Planet

A global coalition of scientists led by William J. Ripple and Christopher Wolf of Oregon State University says “untold human suffering” is unavoidable without...

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...

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Wildlife SOS Rescues Abused Elephant ‘Bella’ and Races To Save Her Life; Urgent Donations Needed!

Photos by Wildlife SOS This week, Wildlife SOS notified WAN about a dire situation regarding their recent elephant rescue. After receiving a call from the...

Breaking! Sperm Whale Found Dead In Scotland With 220 Pounds Of Trash In Its Stomach

Photo from: Scottish Marine Animal Stranding Scheme, Facebook A sperm whale was found dead last week on the Isle of Harris in Scotland with an...

It’s International Polar Bear Day; Help Protect This Threatened Species In The Wild Before It’s Too Late

International Polar Bear Day was created to help bring awareness to the plight of Polar Bears in the wild and the threats they are facing...

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WAN Exclusive: Help Feed Hungry & Homeless Animals Worldwide For Only $1 During SPCAI’s COVID-19 ‘My Next Bowl’ Fundraiser Through May 9th

Photos from: SPCAI Partner Anima Leondo Road in the Dominican Republic  Everyone needs a little more help and compassion these days as the devastating COVID-19 pandemic...

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! Starbucks Announces 30-Year Commitment To ‘Go Green’ By Offering More Plant-Based Options

Starbucks’ Chief Executive Officer, Kevin Johnson, announced today a multi-decade commitment to be a resource-positive company, that gives more than it takes from the...

Breaking! Burger King Launches The New Impossible Whopper With Plant-Based Meat

It may have been April Fool’s Day, but yesterday Burger King announced that it is not joking around when it comes to its newest...

Signatures Needed! A Shocking 48 States Have No Laws Protecting Pets Chained Outside In The Freezing Cold

It turns out that the U.S. has minimal laws protecting animals from being left outside in extreme weather conditions. Of the 50 states, only 2 (Texas and...

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