Having saved 39 monkeys, kinkajous and coati mundis from circuses and the illegal wildlife trade across Peru, as part of the ADI Operation Spirit of Freedom rescue mission, it was time to take the animals back to the jungle!
Please help ADI campaign to end primate suffering by taking action against Florida’s monkey farms this Lab Animal Week, from April 21-27.
In a bittersweet victory, the Kern County Fair Board decided in a 6 to 3 vote on a “sunset provision” that will allow two more years of elephant rides (2015 and 2016) at the fair before ending their contract with Have Trunk Will Travel.
A circus owner leads out a mountain lion to ADI Vice President Tim Phillips having finally agreed to hand over the animals. The seizure took place last week as part of Operation Spirit of Freedom enforcing Peru’s wild animal circus ban during which ADI has rescued over 80 animals.
Lion Ark wins the Audience Award at The Buffalo Niagara International Film Festival – Lion Ark’s tenth award! This weekend Lion Ark has three screenings in and around Philadelphia – including a special free screening hosted by Senator Daylin Leach to mark the launch of a State Bill to ban wild animals in circuses.
ADI is celebrating as San Francisco Board of Supervisors cast their final vote on April 21, unanimously approving a ban on wild animal performances in the city!
Seized from a circus and taken to a Peruvian zoo for temporary safety, the scars of Cholita’s past are vivid – she is almost bald, her teeth are broken and to remove her claws, her fingers were brutally cut down to stumps. Cholita has one chance - ADI’s Spirit of Freedom flight. Please donate to help Cholita and ADI’s rescued lions get to the USA.
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...