Mufasa is cut free from his chains and walks free after 20 years. After Peru banned wild animal acts, most circuses defied the law. One by one ADI tracked them down and removed the animals. In a dramatic stand-off, the last circus was cornered and Mufasa was cut from his chains.
Award-winning actor Sir Roger Moore – who portrayed James Bond more than any other actor – is urging people to dig deep and get 33 lions rescued by ADI from suffering in circuses in South America home to Africa!
Lion Ark was voted the Audience Award at YESfest in Columbus Indiana – that’s awards at five festivals in succession, bringing the total to eleven awards.
Having settled into her forest home, ADI’s veterinary team have given Cholita a thorough medial examination and trimmed her rear claws. Cholita is fully recovered and doing well!
The 33 lions rescued by ADI from circuses in Peru and Colombia are a step closer to their new life at Emoya Big Cat Sanctuary, South Africa. Officials from Peru’s CITES wildlife department have given the final microchips to lions ready for their trip of a lifetime.
Previously withheld government documents released to Animal Defenders International reveal that the lions and tigers owned by ‘Britain’s last lion tamer’ Thomas Chipperfield live in cages significantly smaller than the minimum required, with access to exercise and enrichment woefully inadequate.
Watch, enjoy and share as Mufasa, the last wild animal in a Peruvian circus, is cut free from his chains and walks free after 20 years. After Peru banned wild animals in circuses, most circuses defied the law. One by one ADI tracked them down and removed the animals. Finally in a dramatic stand-off, during which riot police were called, the last circus was cornered and Mufasa was cut from his chains.
ADI secured the Bolivia animal circus ban, then closed down every animal circus and saved every animal - 29 lions, monkeys, horses, a baboon, a coati mundi. Find out more about our rescues
We film what the animal abusers want to keep secret.... Inside... Fur Farms... The Movie Industry... Huntingdon Life Sciences... Great British Circus... Laboratories & animal dealers... Anne the elephant... Bailey Brothers Circus... Mary Chipperfield... Circuses in South America; Ireland; Brazil; USA; UK and more...
ADI exposes the suffering, educates the public and secures permanent change. Here are some successes: Circus bans in Bolivia, Peru, Greece, Portugal and more... Cosmetics testing ban... Ban on wild monkeys in experiments... CITES rules for traveling shows... Elephant rides... NASA space experiments... Household products... EU Ape experiments ban... EU Monkey test restrictions... and more...