Victory! BBC confirms show using circus-linked “animal actors” will not be returning

At the end of August, CAPS and campaign partners spoke out over the BBC’s decision to hire circus-linked company, Amazing Animals, to provide wild animal “actors” in its show which […]

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 Posted in: Animals in Film and TV, Circus, Victory!

SEA LEAKS: Brave whistleblowers expose dirty secrets of SEA LIFE aquariums

In April 2014, The Captive Animals’ Protection Society (CAPS) launched a campaign in response to growing concerns over the operation of the world’s largest aquarium brand, SEA LIFE aquariums. The […]

Monday, November 24th, 2014 Posted in: SEA LIES

Blog: Meet our wonderful supporter, Fay!

Our supporters mean an awful lot to us at CAPS; without them, we wouldn’t be able to achieve all that we have so far, and the journey to ending animal […]

Sunday, November 16th, 2014 Posted in: CAPS

VICTORY! NIVEA cuts inbred lion cub scene following outcry!

Just five days ago, we asked CAPS supporters for their help in calling upon NIVEA to cancel its newest advert, which featured a young white lion cub. The call came […]

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 Posted in: Animals in Film and TV

NIVEA uses inbred white lion cub in newest advert

UPDATE 5th November 2014: NIVEA cuts cub scene following outcry! Read more. *** Original article 30th October 2014: CAPS was disappointed to learn from friends at, the Spanish sister […]

Thursday, October 30th, 2014 Posted in: Animals in Film and TV

One Direction exploit young chimp in newest music video

CAPS has joined forced with friends from Wild Futures monkey sanctuary to speak out about the use of a young chimp in their newest music video, released on Friday of […]

Monday, October 27th, 2014 Posted in: Animals in Film and TV

MP who rejected Bill to ban wild animals in circuses remains defiant in his support for circuses

Update: 27th October 2014 On Friday of last week, another objection was raised to block Jim Fitzpatrick’s Bill to ban wild animals in circuses. This time, despite the circus industry […]

Friday, October 24th, 2014 Posted in: Circus

Arts Council Ireland may continue to fund animal circuses for decades

CAPS and Irish campaign partners have called upon supporters to take action to demand that the Arts Council Ireland end its funding of animal circuses with immediate effect. This call follows […]

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 Posted in: Circus

Charities and MP demand answers from Government on circus ban

Animal advocates from CAPS and the Born Free Foundation, along with MP, Jim Fitzpatrick, have spoken of their dismay over the continued failure to ban the use of wild animals in English […]

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 Posted in: Circus

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