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 […]

TV Animal Supplier ‘Amazing Animals’ exposed

Monday, January 18th, 2016

A company which supplies animals for the TV and film industry has been blasted as “cruel and out of date” by animal protection campaigners after footage showing lions, tigers and […]

“Zoos are jails for animals – close them down” says Peter Tatchell, CAPS Patron

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

Renowned human rights campaigner and CAPS Patron, Peter Tatchell has spoken out publicly against the keeping of animals in zoos stating “Modern zoos claim to be humane, but keeping animals […]

Blog: The Wild is the Only Place for Elephants

Monday, November 2nd, 2015

In the first of a series of guest blogs from CAPS volunteers, supporters and animal advocates around the globe, CAPS volunteer Lauren Cawley, tells us of her experience with elephants […]

UK Zoos in controversy as plot to cage endangered Scottish wildcats is exposed

Friday, April 3rd, 2015

UK Zoos in controversy as plot to cage endangered Scottish wildcats is exposed Leaked minutes from a meeting organised by the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS) – the owners […]

Take action for whales this Zoo Awareness Weekend

Thursday, March 5th, 2015

Get involved! Saturday 4th – Monday 6th April 2015 This year Zoo Awareness Weekend will focus on SEA LIFE and specifically the release of the three beluga whales they hold […]

2014 round-up!

Friday, January 2nd, 2015

As we return from our festive breaks refreshed and rested the CAPS office is now back in full swing for 2015! Before we begin the New Year, though, we wanted […]

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