Join ADI in calling on all circuses to end wild animal acts.
Switzerland joins 28 EU countries, India, New Zealand, South Korea, and Taiwan, in taking action to stop lab animal suffering.
In a huge move, the United Arab Emirates has banned the private ownership of “all types of wild and domesticated but dangerous animals”, including big cats, primates, lizards, snakes, scorpions, spiders, and certain species of birds.
In Russia, a bear lunged at a TV presenter, while in China, a man nearly lost his arm after being mauled by a tiger at a circus.
Forcing frustrated, abused and frightened wild animals to perform tricks is dangerous.
It took two incredible ADI rescue missions in Cusco, Peru, involving armed SWAT teams and riot police, to rescue lions Rey, Kiara, Smith, Amazonas, Mahla and Scarc - and now they’re in their forever home!
ADI’s undercover investigators found: Thomas Chipperfield’s big cats confined to cages on trucks with restricted access to exercise area; ‘stereotypic’ pacing – sign of stress and boredom; lions and tigers locked behind heavy steel shutters at night.
Animals need their fur more than you do.
The macaques were used in neurology experiments. When ADI learned they were deemed no longer useful and destined to die, we negotiated their release.
Los Angeles Councilmember, David Ryu, has introduced legislation that aims to prohibit the exhibition of wild or exotic animals for entertainment or amusement, including circuses, other wild or exotic animal shows, and rentals for house parties.
The multi-award winning action-documentary, Lion Ark, is available worldwide!
From Joseph to Ricardo to Cholita, you can now buy a t-shirt of your favourite rescued animal.
HOME FOR CHRISTMAS! THE CUSCO PRIDE ARE IN THE AFRICAN BUSH. It took two incredible ADI rescue missions in Cusco, Peru, involving armed SWAT teams and riot police, to rescue lions Rey, Kiara, Smith, Amazonas, Mahla and Scarc. NOW THE PRIDE THAT ONCE LIVED IN TINY CIRCUS CAGES ON THE BACKS OF TRUCKS ARE TOGETHER IN THE AFRICAN BUSH - SHARE THIS AMAZING PICTURE. This is the latest habitat to be completed in ADI’s huge construction program at Emoya Big Cat Sanctuary, South Africa. The lions have over 5 acres of pristine, natural bush, with self filling waterholes and platforms. PLEASE HELP US KEEP BUILDING THESE FABULOUS HOMES FOR RESCUED LIONS:
Special thanks to Lion Lovers Facebook Group who have raised funds for Rey and his pride since the start of the Peru mission and who have been raising funds for this enclosure.
Having secured and helped enforce an animal circus ban in Bolivia, saving all of the animals, ADI return to Latin America to assist the authorities in Peru and Colombia. Over 100 animals have been rescued during Operation Spirit of Freedom with 33 lions heading home to Africa.
Exposing what the animal abusers want to keep secret, ADI shines a light on Fur Farms... The Movie Industry... Laboratory monkey dealers... Britain’s last circus elephant... Elephant rides... Circuses in South America... USA... UK and more...