Disappointing debate fails to protect primates in UK

A recent parliamentary debate on the keeping of primates as pets left campaigners disappointed as discussion fell short to protect animals. This debate held hope for progress on a ban […]

Monday, May 15th, 2017 Posted in: Exotic Pet Trade

BREAKING: Scottish Government publishes Bill to ban wild animals in circuses

Campaigners welcome Scottish Bill to ban wild animal circuses The Captive Animals’ Protection Society, along with campaign partners, have welcomed publication of the Scottish Government Bill to ban the use of […]

Thursday, May 11th, 2017 Posted in: Circus, Victory!

Council grants licence for South Lakes Safari Zoo to remain open

South Lakes Safari Zoo will remain open, as local council grants new zoo licence. In a hearing held yesterday, Barrow Borough Council made this disappointing but unsurprising decision. The licence, […]

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017 Posted in: Zoo

Whistleblower speaks out as council recommends South Lakes Zoo should be granted licence

CAPS are frustrated to hear that the local council responsible for Safari Zoo (previously known as South Lakes Safari Zoo) have recommended that a new zoo licence be granted, despite […]

Friday, May 5th, 2017 Posted in: Whistleblower, Zoo

April the giraffe gives birth but it is no cause for celebration

April the giraffe gives birth but it is no cause for celebration The world has been watching with anticipation as April the giraffe became an internet sensation. Her pregnancy has […]

Sunday, April 16th, 2017 Posted in: Blog, Zoo

BREAKING: CAPS exposes zoos’ false claims about conservation

CAPS exposes zoos’ false claims about conservation CAPS today  has “pulled back the curtain on the false conservation claims of zoos” by revealing that just 9% of species held in […]

Thursday, April 13th, 2017 Posted in: Research, Zoo

Fight for animals at South Lakes Zoo continues

While the authorities decide, the zoo remains open Frustratingly an appeal has been entered by David Gill, owner of South Lakes Safari Zoo, against the refusal of his application for a zoo […]

Friday, April 7th, 2017 Posted in: Zoo

Travel companies turn their back on animal attractions

News broke this week that two major travel companies are taking steps to prevent animal exploitation in the tourist industry. British travel company Thomas Cook will no longer sell 16 […]

Thursday, April 6th, 2017 Posted in: Circus, Victory!, Zoo

Zoo Licence Refused for South Lakes Safari Zoo

Representatives from CAPS attended the council meeting on Monday 6th March which considered the licence application for South Lakes Safari Zoo. We are delighted to say that the council made […]

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 Posted in: Uncategorized

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