Tag Archives: animal rights

China’s animal crusaders

In China, animal rights activism is flourishing with increasing numbers of people seeing animals as pets, not protein. For centuries, China has raised dogs, cats and other animals for food and for use in traditional medicines. But as the country grows … Continue reading

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Lion Found Hanged In Surabaya Zoo

Full story: A lion was found hanged to death in its own cage at a zoo in Indonesia on January 7th. Officials found the 18-month-old African lion, named Michael, suspended from the roof by steel wire in his cage. The … Continue reading

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Italy to tighten animal testing laws

Italy’s parliament is preparing to ratify new legislation that will introduce stricter controls on animal testing and ban the breeding of animals for the purpose of testing.Animal-rights campaigners are welcoming the new laws, but some scientists fear important life-saving research … Continue reading

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