Together, we can keep animals safe in their natural habitat.

Wild animals are targets for poaching, captive hunting, the fur trade, the exotic pet trade and more.

Harp seal about to be slaughtered during the annual Canadian seal hunt

Each spring, the Canadian government authorizes fishermen to club or shoot hundreds of thousands of baby seals for their fur, despite international outcry and bans on the import of seal skins.

Exploited and endangered

Some species are increasingly at risk as they continue to be used and sold, either alive or for their parts. Populations are devastated and the methods used to capture, transport and kill animals can cause tremendous suffering.

Truth of the trade
Seized worked ivory confiscated and destroyed in Hong Kong
10BILLION
DOLLARS

Exchanges hands in the wild animal trade globally each year, an amount second only to arms and drug smuggling.

Harp seal on the ice in Canada, just before the annual seal slaughter
97%
OF SEAL PUPS

Are killed before they reach three months of age in the Canadian harp seal slaughter each year. 

Alex the tiger at Black Beauty Ranch
5-7,000
TIGERS

Are estimated to live in the United States—but fewer than 400 of them can be found in accredited zoos.

A male leopard of approximately 70 kg is shot in Namibia by a white hunter
Lord Mountbatten
Lord Mountbatten

Stand with us in condemning the killing of wildlife for trophies, both in the United States and around the world. Pledge to do what you can to end this cruel and unsportsmanlike pastime.