Category: Featured

Photo by The San Diego Zoo

5 Facts About Bats You May Not Know

Despite what movies may portray, bats favor insects and fruit or nectar over blood. Bats can eat up to 1,200 mosquitoes in an hour. While vampire bats do exist, there...

A rescued grey heron receives medical attention from the professional veterinary staff at the Manila Zoo

Manila Zoo Employees and Volunteers Rescue a Distressed Wild Heron

On Saturday March 25th, Manila Zoo volunteers were alerted to a bird that seemed distressed by keen eyed zoo visitors. The zoo volunteers known as the Zoo Crew...

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SHOWDOWN: PETA vs SeaWorld

It is time to do a showdown and decide who is saving more animals?  The publicly traded for-profit company SeaWorld Entertainment or the publicity crazed animal right...

Chest and Helen two rescued cetaceans at the Vancouver Aquarium

The Canadian Government has failed whales, dolphins and the Vancouver Aquarium

The most prominent animal rights organizations posted celebratory articles when Vancouver’s Park Board destroyed the Aquarium’s cetacean program. Not one of them...

Photo by Sustainable Pulse

Poaching Could Take Out All Rhino’s in the Next Decade

Poaching is a problem that has been around for decades and it doesn’t appear that it is going away anytime soon. With recent events, it is clear that despite...

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World’s Oldest Gorilla In Human Care Dies In Her Sleep

Photo by Columbus Zoo and Aquarium Colo, a western lowland gorilla (Gorilla gorilla gorilla) in human care, peacefully died in her sleep last night at the Columbus Zoo...

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Tilikum vs J34 a Tale of Two Killer Whales

The Southern Resident Killer Whales are dying. It is happening now, it is happening quickly, and it is happening before our eyes. In 2016, the number of Southern...

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Killer Whale Tilikum Passes Away at SeaWorld Orlando

Losing a well known zoological animal is never easy. Today, we remember the life of Tilikum, an orca who, despite a difficult history, was an incredible ambassador that...

Photo by Daniel Stanton

Five Incorrect Claims of Anti-Zoo Propaganda

Zoological facilities have become one of the last hopes for a species’ survival. They facilitate a majority of conservation projects around the world and they...

Photo by Daniel Stanton

On the Brink of the Next Mass Extinction

What would a world without animals look like? If humans do not change their ways and be more proactive in ensuring the survival of species, then we could be facing a...