Born Free is encouraging supporters to help bring an end to the use of reindeer at festive events, alongside our partner organisations.
Born Free applauds massive step forward as Bill banning promotion of abusive activities involving animals abroad passes final stages.
Born Free welcomes news that the Spanish government has approved the law on the Protection of Animal Rights and Welfare. The new law will finally bring about a complete prohibition of wild animals in circuses throughout the entire country and follows many years of campaigning by the InfoCircos coalition of NGOs, whose perseverance has already seen 12 of the country’s 17 regions bring in localised bans.
Find out about the problems faced by captive primates, and see some of the reports we have received through Raise The Red Flag.
Responding to the news that the use of wild animals in circuses is to be banned in Wales from 1 December 2020, Dr Chris Draper, Born Free’s Head of Animal Welfare & Captivity, said:
Here’s 10 facts you need to know about this fascinating creature and the issues it is facing.
Which countries still allow travelling circuses to use wild animals in their shows?