We have a huge win to share with you this month: South Africa will no longer breed captive lions, keep lions in captivity, or use captive lions or their derivatives commercially! Read more about this good news for lions.
Flipping for dolphin protection:
As we begin to see international travel prepare to restart , we are putting a spotlight on the plight of captive dolphins. We have made history by phasing out dolphin cruelty in Canada but we must encourage other countries to do the same and we must encourage all Canadians to be responsible tourists when travel resumes.
Over 3,000 dolphins are currently trapped in cruel captive conditions at tourist entertainment venues around the world. They can live for over 50 years in a deeply miserable cycle of suffering, all to profit the multibillion-dollar dolphin tourism industry.
Photo credit: NOAA / Adam Li
Learn more with our dolphin facts and our ‘Behind the smile’ report. We break down why the dolphin entertainment industry must become dolphin-friendly and how it can be achieved.