“A performing tiger froze and suffered a seizure at a Russian circus on Sunday, after jumping through flaming hoops for famous animal trainer Artur Bagdasarov. In a circus performance in the city of Magnitogorsk, near the Kazakh border, Bagdasarov and an assistant put a pack of tigers through their paces, with the beasts jumping through…

210 Atlantic White Sided Dolphins were killed in the Faroe Island’s Grindadráp hunt today in Hvalvik. This is the 11th hunt that has taken place on the islands in 2018. Local teenagers took the opportunity to celebrate by playing fully clothed in the dolphins’ blood. Tourism is the second largest source of income for the…

We are shocked and devastated to learn about the death of the last of the eleven rhinos that were translocated from Nairobi and Nakuru national parks to Tsavo East in June. It is believed that this rhino was attacked by lions and subsequently died. An inquiry team concluded that the deaths of 8 rhinos, that…

We are outraged to learn that a polar bear was shot and killed this weekend after attacking a cruise ship guard at Sjuøyane. German cruise ship MS Bremen, the Hapag Lloyd Cruises company, told that the bear was shot “in an act of self-defense”. Was this really necessary? Even though bear attacks might seam vicious…

ISWMP salutes the decision of The Government of Brussels-Capital Region’s to put a ban on animal testing. Official ban on commercial animal testing involving cats, dogs, is expected to officially start as of January 1, 2020. As of January 1, 2025, animal experiments will also be prohibited in education and safety testing. For animals that…

A pygmy elephant was shot dead on Borneo island after it destroyed villagers’ crops, a Malaysian wildlife official said Thursday, the latest of the endangered creatures to be killed. The male elephant, believed to be about four years old, was found Monday by the side of a road in the state of Sabah, on the…

Our princess Reina got adopted today by a wonderful young couple @dukechee ! She is one of three dogs we fought hard for to save from Aguora last month. We are exited that they are doing so well and are getting adopted by such a great families. We did it!! Reina is an angel worth…

Cruel and inhumane poisoning of six lions at the Mystic Monkeys & Feathers Wildlife Park north of Pretoria outraged the animal welfare community. Four of the animals were butchered, their heads decapitated and some paws cut off. Two lions were under 6 months of age. Limpopo police and private security company Hi-Risk Unit are hiring…

Last week, this magnificent bull elephant was deliberately poisoned by poachers and his tusk horrifically removed from his lifeless body. Our friends at @haka_sumatra together with local partners have offered a reward for any information leading to the arrest of the person behind this. In a promising sign of support the Aceh governor has just…

Three poachers have been shot dead by wildlife troopers after sneaking into a national park in Kenya. The armed poachers, said to be from Uganda, illegally entered Mount Elgon National Park on Wednesday and tried to kill elephants and steal their tusks. A shootout ensued between the men and Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) rangers, who…

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