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

Thursday, November 9th, 2017

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 […]

Overwhelming support to end pet monkey trade with Westminster petition hand-in

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

75% of Brits believe that keeping monkeys as pets should be banned¹, joining us in our campaign calling for urgent action to end the keeping and trade of primates as […]

Zoo Licence Refused for South Lakes Safari Zoo

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

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 […]

Zoo Awareness Weekend 2017: Get Involved!

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

  Every year our annual event to raise awareness of the plight of animals held captive in zoos takes place over Easter weekend. What is wrong with zoos? Animals are […]

Mother appalled by reindeer at Christmas Event

Friday, December 9th, 2016

Our annual campaign against the use of animals in Christmas events has reached many people who have themselves been concerned about the welfare of animals they have seen at these […]

Animal trainer to tour with circus in Italy over winter

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

You all may remember Thomas Chipperfield who was touring with big cats last year in Wales, U.K, with much opposition from local protesters and residents. Earlier this month, he joined […]

No cause for celebration – 180 years of Bristol Zoo

Monday, July 11th, 2016

Today, Bristol Zoo marks its 180th anniversary. Reportedly the fifth largest zoo in the world, Bristol Zoo holds tens of thousands of animals captive, over it’s lifetime. In celebration the […]

Animal and veterinary organisations pledge to make this the Year of the Monkey

Saturday, February 13th, 2016

Animal and veterinary organisations pledge to make this the Year of the Monkey As Chinese New Year – the Year of the Monkey – commences (8 February), animal health and […]

Zoo Awareness Weekend 2016

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

Get involved! ZAW16: Friday 25th – Monday 28th March 2016 This year Zoo Awareness Weekend will focus on educating the public on the lives of animals in zoos and mobile zoos. There is plenty you […]

Blog: Amazing Animals – an investigator’s account

Monday, January 18th, 2016

Our undercover investigator shares their experience of visiting ‘Amazing Animals’ Driving along a seemingly normal Oxfordshire country lane, you would have no idea that just a couple of fields away a collection […]

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