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Help Spring Lucky the Elephant to Sanctuary!

by Toni Frohoff, PhD.

  Earlier this month, IDA put the spotlight on our 2014 number two Worst Zoo for Elephants, the San Antonio Zoo, where 54 year old Lucky, the last surviving Asian elephant, survives in a most unlucky predicament. Many of you sent in a lucky penny to the zoo in hopes that Lucky would get lucky […]

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Oppose the Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act

by Anja Heister

  The Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act of 2015 (S. 405), introduced by Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), and backed by the National Rifle Association (NRA), contains the same destructive provisions for wildlife, public lands, and non-consumptive users of wildlife, as the previous bills that died in 2014. S. 405 makes hunting, fishing, shooting, and trapping a priority […]

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Cancel Logan City Greyhound Race Track

by Tiphani Davis

  After much protest, Australian Racing Minister Bill Byrne has called for an immediate stop to the construction of a greyhound track in Logan City, South East Queensland, Australia, due to public uproar over the live baiting scandal as reported by ABC’s Four Corners, where small animals were filmed being tied to lures, dragged around […]