Animals in Captivity

Child Pictured Standing Inside Rhino's Enclosure At Dublin Zoo

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 02.08.2016 | UK

Dublin Zoo has launched an inquiry after a child was photographed inside a rhino enclosure at the weekend. Photographs show the child standing on the ...

The Dartmoor Lynx Has Returned To Captivity - But He's Not Happy

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 01.08.2016 | UK

A “very irritated” lynx has been captured and returned to Dartmoor Zoo after more than three weeks on the run. Flaviu the Carpathian lynx escaped ...

This Is What Really Goes On Behind Your Holiday Tiger Selfie

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 29.07.2016 | UK

For some it’s the ultimate souvenir from exotic climes - a picture next to, or even patting, what appears to be a tame wild animal. But few are awar...

Tiger Mauls Woman To Death At Chinese Safari Park

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 24.07.2016 | UK

A woman was mauled to death and another was seriously injured after they got out of their vehicle at a safari park in China. CCTV recording the incide...

Lynx Escapes From Enclosure Just One Day After Arriving At Dartmoor Zoo

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 07.07.2016 | UK

A lynx has escaped from his enclosure at Dartmoor Zoo, just one day after arriving at the facility. Police launched a search for the animal and a heli...

The 'World's Saddest Polar Bear' Dies After Decades In Argentine Zoo

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 05.07.2016 | UK

The "world's saddest polar bear" has died after more than 20 years in captivity despite more than 1 million people calling for him to be moved to a mo...

SeaWorld's Oldest Pilot Whale, Bubbles, Dies After 50 Years In Captivity

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 12.06.2016 | UK

SeaWorld's oldest pilot whale, Bubbles, has died after performing to nearly 100 million visitors for five decades. Bubbles was believed to have been t...

British Zoo Fined £255,000 After Keeper Mauled To Death By Tiger

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 10.06.2016 | UK

A British zoo has been fined £255,000 after a keeper was killed by a Sumatran tiger in May 2013. South Lakes Safari Zoo Ltd, based in Dalton-in-Furne...

Zoo Admits Health And Safety Breaches After Keeper Mauled To Death By Tiger

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 10.06.2016 | UK

UPDATE: British Zoo Fined £255,000 After Keeper Mauled To Death By Tiger A British zoo has admitted breaching health and safety standards afte...

Parents Of Boy Who fell Into Harambe The Gorilla's Enclosure Have Just Learned Their Fate

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK

The mother of a child who entered a Cincinnati Zoo enclosure will not face criminal charges, the Hamilton County prosecutor's office in Ohio said on M...

Police Will Investigate The Killing Of Harambe The Gorilla

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 01.06.2016 | UK

Police have launched an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of a gorilla in a US zoo after the critically-endangered animal was...

Tigers Are Being Removed From Tiger Temple 'Hell' In Thailand

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 31.05.2016 | UK

Wildlife authorities in Thailand have raided the controversial tourist attraction Tiger Temple, removing 40 animals by Tuesday and vowing to confiscat...

Piers Morgan Priases Harambe And Lays Cutting Blame At Zoo For Gorilla's Death

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 30.05.2016 | UK

Piers Morgan has joined thousands of people in despairing at the death of a gorilla that was shot when a child climbed into its enclosure at a zoo in ...

Incredible Footage Shows Gorillas Saving The Lives Of Children Who Fell Into Their Enclosures

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 31.05.2016 | UK

The shooting of Harambe the gorilla after a boy fell into his enclosure at a zoo in the US on Saturday has caused many to remember two similar inciden...

Gorilla Shot Dead By Zoo Staff After Four-Year-Old Boy Falls Into Enclosure

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 30.05.2016 | UK

A critically-endangered gorilla has been shot dead by zoo officials in the US after a four-year-old boy entered the animal's enclosure on Saturday. Th...

Two Lions Shot Dead By Zookeepers After Man Enters Enclosure

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 23.05.2016 | UK

Two lions were shot dead by staff at a zoo in Chile after a man stripped naked and jumped into their enclosure on Saturday in what is believed to have...

SeaWorld Has A Major Announcement About Its Orca Breeding Programme

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 17.03.2016 | UK

SeaWorld has announced it is ending its controversial orca breeding programme. The American amusement park, which has faced increased scrutiny of its ...

Heartbreaking Footage Emerges Of A Polar Bear Trapped In A Plastic Crate In Zoo

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 01.03.2016 | UK

Footage has emerged online of what appears to be a polar bear with a plastic container stuck around its body in a Netherlands zoo. The video, belie...

The 10 'Cruelest' Wildlife Tourism Attractions

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 03.02.2016 | UK

Tourists will travel great distances for the chance to not only to see a wild animal, but also interact with it. Elephant rides, dolphin shows and ...

British Man Killed In Front Of His Daughter During Thai Elephant Ride Is Named

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 02.02.2016 | UK

A Scottish man who was killed in front of his teenage daughter during an elephant ride in Thailand on Monday has been named in reports as Gareth Crowe...

Dad's Death During Thai Elephant Ride Prompts Calls To Cease 'Cruel' Practice

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 02.02.2016 | UK

UPDATE: British Man Killed In Front Of His Daughter During Thai Elephant Ride Is Named An international animal welfare group has warned of the crue...

SeaWorld Killer Whale Suffers Horrific Injury..

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 08.11.2012 | UK

Nakai, an 11-year-old captive killer whale, was left with a dinner-plate sized chunk of flesh missing from just under his mouth after a performance wi...