April 20, 2016
In neighborhoods all across the country, lions, tigers, chimps and other wild animals are kept as family pets, their freedom curtailed and their biological needs unmet. The HSUS is on the front lines of this disturbing phenomenon.
December 30, 2015
According to international trade data, American hunters comprise the vast majority of the clientele for South Africa’s notorious canned hunting operations for African lions.
October 7, 2015
According to a new nationwide poll, by a two-to-one margin, U.S. voters said they oppose trophy hunting.
August 26, 2015
Since the death of Cecil the lion in early July, 42 airlines have announced or reaffirmed bans on wildlife trophy shipments on their carriers
August 6, 2015
Some of the world’s largest air carriers, including UPS, FedEx and South African Airways, are under pressure from leading animal protection charity Humane Society International to adopt an immediate ban on the transport of hunting trophies, especially Africa’s “Big Five”: African elephants, rhinoceroses, African lions, leopards and Cape buffalo.
February 9, 2015
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May 18, 2012
The HSUS Urges Congress to Take Immediate Action by Passing the Big Cats and Public Safety Protection Act
In the wake of an undercover investigation revealing that an Oklahoma roadside zoo with approximately 200 tigers and other big cats is allowing children to interact with dangerous predators, The HSUS is calling on members of Congress to take immediate action on the Big Cats and Public Safety Protection Act (H.R. 4122).
March 1, 2011
The African lion is facing extinction. The HSUS and Humane Society International are part of a coalition petitioning the U.S. government to list the African lion under the Endangered Species Act.
March 16, 2010
Documentaries focusing on animal welfare issues such as exotic pet ownership have gained widespread recognition this year, thanks in part to The HSUS's Animal Content in Entertainment (ACE) program.