February 9, 2015
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May 14, 2013
A roadside zoo in Mississippi has lost its exhibitor license after 43 years. The U.S. Department of Agriculture revoked the license following an undercover investigation and legal complaints to state and federal officials by The Humane Society of the United States.
October 18, 2012
Animal Welfare and Conservation Groups Petition USDA to Prohibit Public Contact with Dangerous Wild Animals
On the one-year anniversary of the Zanesville, Ohio, tragedy in which about 50 big cats, bears, primates and other animals were released from cages at a private menagerie, The Humane Society of the United States, World Wildlife Fund, International Fund for Animal Welfare, The Fund for Animals, Born Free USA, Big Cat Rescue, and the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries filed a legal petition asking the U.S. Department of Agriculture to prohibit public contact with big cats, bears and primates under the Animal Welfare Act.
January 25, 2012
Eleven exotic animals rescued from the Collins Zoo, an unaccredited roadside facility in Mississippi.
March 5, 2010
After conducting an undercover investigation at the Collins Zoo in Collins, Miss., The HSUS filed a complaint with the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks alleging significant welfare and safety violations.
December 17, 2009
Zoonotic diseases are readily caught by humans at captive wildlife displays, such as E. coli.
September 25, 2009
While we believe that most animals should exist undisturbed in their natural habitats, we also work with zoos to improve animal conditions and treatment wherever possible.