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URGENT! Primarily Primates Issues Plea For Generators, Water & Propane Tanks For Chimps & Other Rescued Animals During Historic Texas Freeze

Primarily Primates, a non-profit sanctuary in Bexar County, Texas, that provides lifetime care for hundreds of animals including 32 chimpanzees, is among millions without power...

WAN Exclusive Update On A Controversial Case Of Alleged Neglect Of 20 Farm Animals In Colorado

After receiving a tip over the weekend about an alleged animal hoarding situation in Colorado that included starving pigs left outside in freezing conditions,...

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1. Dallas Safari Club Holds Ego-Driven Trophy Hunting Convention Virtually February 10-14 Auctioning Off Threatened & Endangered Species Tragically, despite the pandemic, Dallas Safari Club’s annual trophy hunting...

European Zoos Urged To Phase Out Keeping Giraffes In Captivity Following Born Free’s New Report

On February 9, 2014, a healthy two-year-old giraffe named Marius was culled and subsequently, dissected in front of the public at Copenhagen Zoo. The zoo...

Breaking! Whale Entanglement Prevention Act Aims To End The Suffering & Death Of Endangered Marine Life Off The Coast Of California

This week, Assemblymember Rob Bonta, along with co-sponsors Social Compassion in Legislation and The Center for Biological Diversity introduced AB 534, The Whale Entanglement Prevention...

A Historic Win As Spain Announces Plans To Ban The Hunting Of Wolves To Protect The Last 1,500-2,000 Remaining In Spain

Animal welfare groups worldwide are elated after Spain announced plans to ban the hunting of wolves. All wolves in Spain are now listed as...

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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...

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...

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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! 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...

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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Heartbreaking News! Beached Whale Found Dead In The Philippines Had Ingested Almost 90 Pounds of Plastic Garbage

Photo by D'Bone Collector Museum Inc. A heartbreaking scene that is becoming all too common as another dead whale has washed up on shore as...

A Must Read! 2019 Rhino Report: A 10-Year Look At World Rhino Populations, Is Extinction Inevitable Or Will They Be Saved?

The International Rhino Foundation (IRF) yesterday released the 2019 State of the Rhino Report which details the impacts on the conservation of the world’s last...

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...

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Mexico Is One Step Closer To Banning Testing On Animals For Cosmetics; Help Passage Of Similar Bans In The U.S. & Canada

In honor of World Day For Laboratory Animals, WAN is thrilled to share the news that Mexico’s Senate recently voted to outlaw the practice of animal...

ASPCA Launches $5 Million Dollar COVID-19 Relief & Recovery Initiative To Help Struggling Pet Owners & Animal Shelters

To assist pet owners and shelters affected by the devastating COVID-19 pandemic, the ASPCA is launching the ASPCA Relief & Recovery Initiative, a $5...

Breaking! KFC Is Launching Plant-Based Chicken Burger In The UK June 17th -July 15th

Photo from news.co.uk Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) is reportedly the latest fast food restaurant to beef up its menu with a plant-based alternative to one...

JUST Egg Partners With German-Based Emsland Group To Make Plant-Based Eggs Available Worldwide

JUST (Eat JUST, Inc.), a company that applies cutting-edge science and technology to create healthier, more sustainable foods, announced yesterday a partnership to expand...

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

Peace 4 Animals is excited to bring Animal Rescue Mission (ARM) on board as their official rescue partner to save the lives of dogs and cats from high-kill...

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