CAPS questions decision to go ahead with zoo industry event at shamed safari park

Today the British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquaria (BIAZA), the organisation which dubs itself “the professional body representing the best zoos and aquariums in Britain and Ireland”, is […]

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012 Posted in: Circus, Zoo

Zoo trade body investigates West Midland Safari Park over circus allegations

Following the release of results of an investigation by CAPS and Lion Aid which links West Midland Safari Park (WMSP) and the Kinoshita Circus in Japan, UK zoo trade body, […]

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012 Posted in: Circus, Investigations, Zoo

CAPS hits out at safari park fireworks plan

As compassionate members of the public around the country make plans to ensure that companion animals are protected from frightening fireworks, a major UK safari park is proudly promoting its […]

Monday, October 29th, 2012 Posted in: Zoo

Zoos, Drugs and Rock and Roll: CAPS exposes major UK safari park

Footage, photos and testimonies from investigators who attended a music festival held last weekend in the grounds of a UK zoo prove previously-voiced fears for animal welfare and public safety […]

Sunday, September 30th, 2012 Posted in: Investigations, Zoo

Safari Park to breed chimpanzees despite cruelty warning from experts

The Independent recently published an article highlighting that Blair Drummond Safari Park is planning to begin breeding chimpanzees. CAPS were deeply concerned to read about the breeding plans. The article […]

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011 Posted in: Zoo

Statement: Anne the elephant at Longleat Safari Park

CAPS statement regarding Anne the elephant and Longleat Safari Park We are delighted that Anne the elephant has been released from her suffering beneath the big top at Bobby Roberts […]

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011 Posted in: Circus, Zoo

Animal deaths exposed at safari park

CAPS has revealed that Knowsley Safari Park has breached animal disposal legislation by leaving dead animals to rot in the open for up to ten days. The zoo avoided being […]

Tuesday, January 11th, 2011 Posted in: Investigations, Zoo

Charities denounce inbred white lion programme at Paradise Wildlife Park

Two leading animal protection charities, the Captive Animals’ Protection Society and LionAid, have criticised a major UK zoo for its continued programme of inbreeding big cats to create unusually-coloured animals. […]

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013 Posted in: Zoo

The elephant in the room: Life and death in UK zoos

If we really care about elephants, we must put an end to their captivity. You may have been shocked to hear the recent news of elephants being captured in Zimbabwe […]

Thursday, November 9th, 2017 Posted in: Blog, CAPS, Uncategorized, Zoo

TV Animal Supplier ‘Amazing Animals’ exposed

A company which supplies animals for the TV and film industry has been blasted as “cruel and out of date” by animal protection campaigners after footage showing lions, tigers and […]

Monday, January 18th, 2016 Posted in: Animals in Film and TV, Circus, Investigations, Zoo

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