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Can animals ever be justifiably held in captivity?


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he domestication of animals is the oldest documented instance of keeping animals in captivity. This process eventually resulted in habituation of wild animal species to survive in the company of,... More
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by  Cole Mellino #Lions are majestic and, sadly, exceedingly rare creatures. According to Defenders of #Wildlife, their numbers have dropped by half since the 1950s, so that today fewer than 21,000 remain in #Africa. Due to habitat destruct... #captivity

Posted by cancan  (Canada)

Undercover Photos: Plight of Zimbabwe's Captured Baby Elephants

Pictures of 80 #elephants slated for sale raise concerns about their health.

Posted by canardic  (Canada)

Laboratory chimps caged for 30 years are finally released to a sanctuary

Like prisoners emerging from a lifetime behind bars, a group of chimpanzees step blinking into the sunlight. This is the first time they have felt grass under their feet and breathed fresh air for 30 years. A few of the chimps were born in ...

Posted by ROBIN  (United States)

The First Taste Of Freedom

Free to be animals again Video by Emily Pelleymounter

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You can help free these defenceless bears - 1 | World Animal Protection

Two #bears kept #captive in a restaurant in Sochi, Russia - afraid, malnourished and in urgent need. Add your voice to bring them to freedom. #Russia #animals #captivity

Posted by sue  (United States)

The barbaric capture of baby elephants for zoos in China shocks the world | Environment | The Guardian

Paula Kahumbu: Are there no limits to the cruelty that humans are prepared to inflict on their fellow creatures in the natural world? When there is money to be made, apparently not. #elephant #capture

Posted by cancan  (Canada)

Zimbabwe's Reported Plan to Export Baby Elephants Raises Outcry Against Animal Trade

#Zimbabwe reportedly has rounded up dozens of baby #elephants from a national park for export to #China... #captivity

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Would Spending 27 Years Alone Make You Go 'Mad'? That's What It Did To Her.

Things that matter. Pass 'em on. #Elephant

Posted by phil  (United States)

The Elephant in the Room – Narrated by Virginia McKenna

The #Elephant in the Room – an award-winning* short documentary uncovering the plight of #captive elephants across Europe: imprisoned, isolated & ignored. #elefilm OFFIC...

Posted by phil  (United States)

Will SeaWorld’s Financial Woes Force It to Free the Whales? | TakePart

The company’s stock plunges as it admits animal rights protests are driving away customers. #SeaWorld #Animals #Captivity

Posted by tom  (United States)

A Transit Plan to Make a Less-Stressful Zoo for Animals - CityLab

#Zootopia will move visitors through animal habitats from three continents via three modes of mirrored transportation. #zoo

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'Sad' polar bear Arturo not moving to Canada, zoo in Argentina says | CTV News

#Argentina's last captive polar #bear will remain in the country despite a petition by more than half a million people asking that he be moved to #Canada. #polarbear #animalrights

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Raju The Elephant Cries After Being Rescued Following 50 Years Of Abuse, Chains

For 50 years, Raju the #elephant was abused, held shackled in spiked chains and forced to live off scraps from passing tourists. All that changed when he was rescued last weekend by #wildlife conservationists who said the animal cried when he... #captivity

Posted by phil  (United States)

Could You Handle Being In A Cage This Small For 4 Minutes? How About 4 Years?

How can people do this to other living things? #captivity #pigs

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A world where all humans were living inside of virtual reality would be considered dystopian, but what if humans were to impose that same existence on the animals we raise and often subject to poor...

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They Call This The ‘Zoo Of Death.’ And Here’s Exactly Why It Needs To Be Shut Down. #zoo

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Canada has taken a step in the kinder direction for pigs this week: they've banned the use of gestation crates for pregnant sows.

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