Introduction to the animal abuse registry

In recent years, worldwide consciousness has increased with regards to topics of animal abuse and protection of the environment. Due to this, animal abuse is being taken a lot more seriously than it ever has been before, which has resulted in countries introducing new laws to adapt to this change. Recently, a number of United…

Children encouraged to climb on tiger to keep the devil away

I gaze at this video with my hand to my mouth as thoughts race through my mind of utter disbelief and disgust. Not only can I barely believe that people across the world are still treating animals like this, considering what we know about our depleting wildlife population, but also that hundreds of tourists are…

Death after a life in captivity: Tilikum

The star of the Blackfish documentary, and possibly the most talked about killer whale in the world, has sadly passed away. Tilikum is the well-known and loved orca who was made famous following the controversial documentary which uncovered the truth behind the trainer and orca interaction at Seaworld, and how keeping the beautiful creatures in captivity…

Wildlife charity saves elephant from a life of torture

Amongst all the horrific news about our ever-depleting wildlife, it is always heartwarming to hear about a positive story with a very happy ending. Couple that with the power of social media and an array of people with incredibly good souls and you will find a story that will restore a little bit of faith…

Do you want to dance with a bear?

If you thought that our modern times and forward way of thinking had evolved past the use of should-be wild animals as entertainment through torture was long gone, then think again. A nightclub in western France has been brought to the frontline of media attention as the club thought it appropriate to include a chained…

Nature 2.5

It’s currently 16:31 and 32 degrees Celsius in the Timbavati, I haven’t spoken to a real human being in about seven hours, I’ve got a raging cold from being exposed to 20 hours non-stop air-con on my way here, mix all that with having been up and active since 4.45am, and I’m feeling pretty delirious.…