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One month after nine severely weakened tigers and one deceased animal were found in horrific circumstances in a horse truck at the Polish border, their suffering is now over.
Five rescued tigers leave Poznan Zoo and arrive at Spanish rescue centre
2 December 2019
The tigers pounce to the headlines last July for the death of the tamer Ettore Weber will be sold abroad, where there are not the same penal protections against animals.
Despite rescue center offer, tigers who killed their tamer will be sold abroad
16 September 2019
A brilliant 2008 campaign by World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has been resurfacing thanks to a recent reddit post going viral.
These pictures are composed of as many pixels as there are animals still alive in these species
11 September 2019
This month, World Animal Protection has published two reports, one exposing degrading performances and activities in the world’s zoos and aquariums, and the other revealing the expanding industry of big cats being bred and killed for their body parts.
WORLD ANIMAL PROTECTION: Shocking reports on wild animals in captivity and bred for traditional medicine
1 August 2019
Prime minister says increase after conservation efforts is ‘historic achievement’
India’s wild tiger population rises to almost 3,000
29 July 2019
We have learned and ascertained that, in the past few days, the release of the eight tigers owned by the Weber family, initially subject to this provision, following the tragic death of the tamer, was ordered.
8 tigers who killed their tamer are still stuck in the truck: we have a solution, leave them to us!
18 July 2019
The umpteenth incident, or rather an announced tragedy, in the circus world: this time the victim is a human, a tamer torn by four tigers from a circus waiting in the province of Bari.
Italy: Tamer killed by 4 tigers. Stop circuses with animals!
5 July 2019
Today LAV is urgently calling on political forces to approve the Legislative Decree to ban animals from circuses in Italy, following the death of a tamer in Bari.
LAV: Call for ban on animals in circuses after trainer killed by tigers
5 July 2019