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Oct 2, 2015 09:26 AM ET // AFP
A Brazilian nature reserve has agreed to take an orangutan who shot to fame when a court ruled she was a 'non-human' being unlawfully held at a zoo.
Aug 26, 2015 10:00 AM ET // AFP
More than two tons of ivory were crushed, in a country renowned for being a hub for illegal tusks.
Aug 7, 2015 10:57 AM ET
The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is known globally for its advocacy in the name of animal welfare? How powerful is the organization?
Aug 4, 2015 02:35 PM ET // Danny Clemens, DSCOVRD
The decision comes as a major victory for conservationists and was spurred by the recent killing of the now globally famous Cecil the Lion.
Jul 20, 2015 03:50 PM ET // Discovery News
Officials hope the new system will put a serious dent in the number of killings of the endangered animals.
Mar 18, 2015 11:15 AM ET // AFP
The animals underwent 10 months of preparation that included surgery to recover skin and plumage.
Mar 6, 2015 09:20 AM ET // AFP
Bowing to criticism from animal rights groups, the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will soon end use of their emblematic Indian stars.
Feb 17, 2015 11:50 AM ET // Martin Parry, AFP
Graphic footage shows live piglets, rabbits and possums used as bait to train some of the country's most successful dogs.
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