Today, the Animal Legal Defense Fund, Center for Biological Diversity, Project Coyote, the Animal Welfare Institute, and ...
November 28 is Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving to inspire positive change in our communities and beyond. This year, ...
Marine animals use sound to navigate, communicate, find food, locate mates, and avoid predators. Flooding their world with intense sound interferes with these activities and results in serious — ...
Rapid finger movements across the nape, where rats usually solicit play, followed by tickling of the bellly simulates the rat's own playful interaction. Recent affective neuroscience research has ...
The first step in developing an enrichment program is to gain a thorough knowledge of the species' behavior and activity in the wild and in captivity. ...The second step in developing an enrichment ...
Washington, DC—Yesterday, the US Department of Agriculture announced plans to publish the Organic Livestock and Poultry Standards final rule. The new rule will at long last establish federal animal ...
Caring for laboratory animals is a primary function for animal technicians and demands total commitment to ensuring all species receive the highest level of care and welfare during their time within a ...
Some countries/jurisdictions have enacted full or partial bans on the practice of shark finning—slicing off the fins of the shark at sea (often while the shark is still alive) and discarding the ...
The Earth is currently experiencing its sixth major animal extinction event. One out of four of the world’s mammals and over 40 percent of amphibians are threatened with extinction due to human ...
Injurious self-biting is one of the most serious problems in primate colonies (Niemeyer, Gray, & Stephen, 1996). "Approximately 10% of captive, individually-housed monkeys engage in the disturbing ...