Animal rights

Brigitte Bardot (Photo credit: http://www.fondationbrigittebardot.fr/)

France’s Bardot threatens exile over elephants

PARIS (AP) — Sex symbol-turned-animal rights activist Brigitte Bardot is threatening to join actor Gerard Depardieu in Russian exile unless France halts the scheduled euthanasia of two sick circus elephants.

01/04/2013

A circus elephant

Animal rights group settles lawsuit with Ringling

WASHINGTON (AP) — An animal rights group will pay Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus $9.3 million to settle a lawsuit the circus filed after courts found that activists paid a former circus worker for his help in claiming the circus abused elephants.

12/28/2012

Calif. sporting groups leery of dept. name change

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – After six decades as the Department of Fish and Game, the agency in charge of California’s wild animals has a new name – one that has many hunting and fishing organizations […]

10/02/2012

SeaWorld: Orca recovering from injury in show

SAN DIEGO (AP) – SeaWorld says an 11-year-old orca injured during a night performance is on antibiotics and starting to regrow tissue to the wound on his lower jaw. The park said in a statement […]

10/02/2012

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