Council grants licence for South Lakes Safari Zoo to remain open

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

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, […]

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

Friday, May 5th, 2017

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 […]

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

Sunday, April 16th, 2017

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 […]

BREAKING: CAPS exposes zoos’ false claims about conservation

Thursday, April 13th, 2017

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 […]

Fight for animals at South Lakes Zoo continues

Friday, April 7th, 2017

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 […]

Travel companies turn their back on animal attractions

Thursday, April 6th, 2017

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 […]

Statement regarding Cumbria Zoo Ltd

Sunday, March 5th, 2017

Cumbria Zoo Ltd have released a statement stating that they officially took over the operation of Safari Zoo (South Lakes Safari Zoo) on the 12th January this year. The statement attempts […]

Inspectors find suffering and unnecessary deaths at South Lakes Safari Zoo

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

Will South Lakes Safari Zoo finally close? Controversy surrounding South Lakes Safari Zoo in Cumbria has been going on for years. Of course, many of us will remember the tragic death […]

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 […]

BREAKING: Bristol Zoo staff member states animals stressed by late night party event

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016

CAPS went undercover at the Bristol Zoo Gardens “Big Night Out” event two weeks ago (29th July) and caught on camera zoo staff stating that the loud music and visitors […]

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