Responding to the overwhelming majority of Floridians opposed to the state’s bear hunt, including a direct address from ADI’s General Counsel Christina Scaringe, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission (FFWC) has put the bear hunt on hold.
It is with great sadness that Emoya Big Cat Sanctuary and Animal Defenders International announce the passing away of Rapunzel and Kala, two of our 33 lions rescued from South American circuses.
We’re pleased to announce that Coco and Junior are recovering well following their battles with a botulism toxin. Both are back to their old selves, playing and relaxing at Emoya Big Cat Sanctuary.
Our latest video tells the remarkable story of Hoover, the tiger ADI saved from a life of misery in a circus in Peru, who is now thriving in his new home, exploring its natural woodland and swimming in his very own lake!
Iron, one of the Colombian 9, enjoys what is clearly a very satisfying rub against a tree -- his first ever!
The Spirit of Freedom lions, saved by ADI from circuses in Colombia and Peru, are enjoying their new habitats, the bonding camps at Emoya Big Cat Sanctuary, South Africa.
A venue set to host British wild animal circus Peter Jolly’s has pulled the plug after being “mortified to hear about the conditions that the animals are being held in and the abhorrent treatment”. Just days earlier Newport Rugby Club sponsors withdrew their support after it hosted the controversial circus.
Rescued by ADI from a Peruvian circus last year, Hoover was relocated to his forever home at Big Cat Rescue, Florida in time for his twelfth birthday.
The remarkable story of Hoover the tiger, saved by Animal Defenders International from a circus in Peru, where secretly filmed video shows him being trained with whips and sticks and living in small cage, and now living in natural woodland with his own pool, at Big Cat Rescue in Florida.
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...