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Tasmanian Tiger Declared A Protected Species 80 Years Ago, Went Extinct 3 Months Later

Eighty years ago this week, the Thylacine, commonly known as the Tasmanian tiger, was set to become protected, following mass killings of their species. Unfortunately,...

250 Emaciated Lions Found During Trophy Hunting Farm Raid

As a result of officials receiving photographs of starving lions in cages, a game farm in South Africa was raided. The farm breeds lions...

The Legend Of Tarzan Cast Teams Up With Nonprofit To Save Elephants

Since the Victorian era in which The Legend of Tarzan unfolds, the overall population of elephant species in Africa dropped from 19 million to...

Help Stop Grizzly Bear Trophy Hunting

An URGENT message from GOAL Tribal Coalition: In 2017, the states of Wyoming, Montana and Idaho plan to open trophy hunts on Yellowstone’s iconic grizzly...

Man Lights Fireworks Near Dog, Later Charged With Animal Cruelty

Atlanta, GEORGIA: Officials filed animal cruelty charges against William Scaffidi after he posted a video of himself lighting fireworks near his dog. Scaffidi claims that...

Pamplona’s Annual Running Of The Bulls Begins Amid Animal Welfare Protests

Spain’s annual running of the bulls began Thursday in the northern city of Pamplona despite animal welfare protests. From July 7th to the 14th, six...

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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...

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...

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...

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! 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! 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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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...

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...

California Residents: New Action Needed TODAY To Ensure AB 1254 Passes Next Hurdle To Protect Bobcats From Trophy Hunters

Thanks to your help, California bobcats have a fighting chance against trophy hunters! California’s bill to ban bobcat hunting passed through the State Assembly...

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Breaking! Dunkin’ Partners With Beyond Meat To Introduce New Beyond Sausage Breakfast Sandwich In Manhattan

Dunkin' and Beyond Meat are bringing their biggest breakfast news of the year, presenting a new plant-based menu option for Dunkin' guests in Manhattan, New...

Breaking! Avon Becomes The First Global Beauty Company Selling In China To Stop Testing On Animals For Cosmetics

Avon has ended all regulatory-required animal testing, making it the first global beauty company selling in China to stop all animal testing of ingredients...

Today, The Impossible Whopper Is Available In More Than 7,000 Burger Kings Throughout The U.S. With Limited Time Offers

Beginning today, the Impossible Whopper will be available at local Burger King restaurants throughout the United States. They will also be available for delivery via the BK...

WAN Talks With ADI About The New #IsThatFurReal Campaign & Tips To Find Out If Fur Is Faux Or Not

With the New York Fashion Week underway and London Fashion Week set to start on February 15th, Animal Defenders International has launched an online...

Join The ‘NO MEAT MAY’ Challenge Today For Your Health, The Animals & Our Planet

No Meat May is a campaign that challenges people to eliminate meat from their diets for 31 days, for their health, the environment, animals, and...

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