UPS and Fedex: Still Profiting From Trophy Hunting

Companies are Profiting From Trophy Hunting

In the wake of Cecil the lion’s death last July, we asked what it says about a company if they are happy to profit from trophy hunting. We asked you to sign our petition to the CEO of Fedex, and our petition to the CEO of UPS, asking them to stop transporting animals killed by trophy hunters. Thousands of […]

Continued Action for the Abducted #Zimbabwe23 Elephants

Continued Action for the Abducted #Zimbabwe23 Elephants 1

Network for Animals has learned that the surviving 23 baby elephants imported from Zimbabwe to China last year are so deeply unhappy that they are displaying aggressive behaviour towards their keepers. Chimelong Safari Park, a combined zoo and circus in southern China that imported the elephants, is now seeking to introduce a female Asian elephant […]

23 Baby Elephants Caged in Appalling Conditions in China Need Your Help

23 Baby Elephants Caged in Appalling Conditions in China Need Your Help 2

Last year the Zimbabwe government sold 24 wild baby elephants to China. To capture the babies, helicopters were used to stampede an elephant herd, the babies who could not keep up were brought down, chained and forced into cages – babies that were so tiny they were still breastfeeding. Several months later those babies who […]

Cecil: One Year Later, What Has changed?

Companies are Profiting From Trophy Hunting

This time last year, Cecil the lion died after 40 hours of suffering. He was killed with a bow and arrow by American “trophy hunter”, Walter Palmer. Palmer is one of thousands of people who pay a fortune to go to Africa and kill wildlife, just so they can ship the dead body home and display […]

Conservationist Axed To Death In Zimbabwe

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The brutal murder of Australian conservationist Greg Gibbard, axed to death in his cottage in Hwange, Zimbabwe this week highlights the increasing danger conservationists and animal welfare activists face in Zimbabwe. Gibbard, 62, who had worked as an administrator for Painted Dog Conservation for a number of years and was forging links between the NGO […]

Zimbabwe Elephants: Latest Images / Protest / Petition

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Earlier in December we reported on thirty-four baby elephants, seven wild lions and ten sable antelope trapped for sale and export from Zimbabwe. On Friday December 19th, 11am we encourage all available animal lovers to join protests outside the Zimbabwe consulate in Cape Town and Johannesburg, and the Zimbabwe embassy in Pretortia, led by United […]

34 Baby Elephants Trapped in Zimbabwe

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Thirty-four baby elephants have been ripped from their families in a Zimbabwe national park and are being held in captivity before being shipped to Chinese zoos. Please sign our petition to the Zimbabwe Minister of Tourism urging him to stop this terrible animal abuse and release the babies into the wild and back to their […]

Zimbabwe Baby Elephants to Chinese Zoos Tomorrow?

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Chinese nationals have been spotted loading Zimbabwe baby elephants into crates at the Hwange national park in preparation to fly them to captivity in China. The men are crating 27 baby elephants and 10 lions captured in the national park and they will now be shipped to Chinese zoos, possibly as soon as  tomorrow. Zimbabwe […]