September 13, 2013
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service immediately listed the southern white rhino as a threatened species under the U.S. Endangered Species Act, giving the species greater protection from poaching. With two or three rhinos poached every day for their horns, conservationists believe that within a few years’ time, there will be no more rhinos in the wild in Africa.
June 4, 2009
After a tragic incident involving a pet chimpazee, Connecticut lawmakers vote to prohibit residents from keeping great apes as pets.
May 7, 2009
The HSUS applauded Reps. Cohen, Sherman and Whitfield for introducing legislation in the House of Representatives to ban Internet and captive hunting.
March 5, 2009
The HSUS praised Gov. Freudenthal for signing legislation to ban "Internet hunting."