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July 27, 2017

Although Feld Entertainment, the owner of Barnum and Bailey Circus, has not corroborated the story, the company has filed a request to renew a permit with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for the interstate sale and captive breeding of Asian elephants, presumably tho...

June 26, 2017

In a new report released last month, the USDA suggested that the Miami Seaquarium's only orca, Lolita, may be living in a tank that is too small for her.  According to the report, the tank "may not meet all space requirements defined by the agency’s [Animal Welfare Act...

April 25, 2017

Victims of dangerous captive wildlife attacks are calling for a change to the law that does not require license holders to carry liability insurance.  These victims call for a change in the law which only requires license holders to either purchase a $2 million dollar...

May 16, 2016

Recognizing the concern arising from recent incidents of animal escapes, Dade City's Wild Things hosted a class designed to teach law enforcement how to deal with escaped animals.  The class focused on skills such as how to observe escaped animals and how to set up a p...

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