As attendance plummets for zoos around the world due to quarantine orders related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, keepers and managers are left reeling on financial issues. Some zoos have even considered feeding animals to one another due to food shortages.
Coronaviruses originate in animals and when transmitted to humans, cause severe respiratory complications. Scientists are looking to uncover the link between the SARS-CoV-2 virus and humans.
Humans are endangering seemingly every living thing that has a home on this Earth. If we don’t act now, we will lose incredible species like the African lion in only a few more years.
Hunting is not always bad. Regulated pursuit and take of wild animals can actually be an effective wildlife management tool. We discuss this matter with Kika Worldwide’s founder, Jake Franklin.
Animals in captivity is a double-edged sword. While we must preserve certain species in zoos to protect them from extinction, it’s not always the easiest choice. Here we take a neutral look at the ethics of zoos.
Coyotes are one of the most persecuted species in North America. This feud goes back several hundred years, and shows no signs of slowing now. We must demand changes in the behavior of federal wildlife managers to make a difference in the welfare of America’s wildlife.
People tend to believe that they can interact with wild animals however they want and don’t believe there should be consequences. This video is a clear demonstration of what NOT to do when you’ve spotted a coyote.
The reality of human-wildlife conflict does not consider the animal’s best interests. Some animals await death after being trafficked for their body parts and fur, while others lack mental stimulation in cages.