The USDA took action today to improve standards of care for captive marine mammals like orcas and dolphins, with big changes expected in the near future.
A baby orangutan, found abandoned and almost dead, has made a swift recovery at a rescue center.
The new year is young, but big changes are already underway that will affect many animals, from manatees to moose.
One more is missing and at least five are being treated by veterinarians.
A group of smuggled apes were repatriated, five years after the majority of them were discovered abandoned by the side of the road.
Rampant wildfires in Indonesia are destroying many of the world's few remaining natural habitats for endangered orangutans.
Nicolas, a tufted capuchin monkey, gets help at a primate treatment center.
The latest deaths came less than two weeks after 26 elephants died from poisoning in two separate incidents outside Hwange National Park.
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