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December 15, 2015

Monkey Population Spreading in Florida

Rhesus Macaques, a species of monkey native to Asia, have inhabited the Silver Springs State Park in Ocala for more than 75 years. The monkeys were […]
December 15, 2015

Two Ligers Find a Home in St. Augustine Reserve

Deborah Warrick opened St. Augustine Wild Reserve in 1995 as a sanctuary for exotic animals. The animals living at the reserve, about 150 in total, come […]
November 15, 2015

Florida Bear Hunt Closes in Part in Less Than One Day

Florida bear hunting season began on October 25, 2015, and after 207 of the harvest objective of 320 bears statewide were taken, two bear management units […]
November 15, 2015

Loxahatchee Animal Cruelty Bust Largest in U.S. History

Authorities in Palm Beach County raided three illegal slaughterhouses in October in Loxahatchee with the help of officials at the Animal Recovery Mission. The bust, the […]
November 15, 2015

Chick Shredding Outlawed in Germany

German scientists have developed a new technology as an alternative to chick shredding. Chick shredding is the process by which newly hatched male chicks are ground […]
November 15, 2015

The Netherlands Ban on the Use of Wild Animals in Circuses is Now In Effect

On September 15, 2015, after nine years of campaigning, a ban on the use of wild animals in circuses went into effect in the Netherlands. This […]
November 15, 2015

NIH Ends Era of US Medical Research on Chimpanzees

The United States has a long and controversial history of using chimpanzees in biomedical research. However, without much fanfare, the National Institute of Health (NIH) recently […]
November 15, 2015

San Diego SeaWorld Announces Plan to Phase out Killer Whale Show

Since the release of the documentary Blackfish in 2013, the alleged mistreatment of orca whales at SeaWorld has become a hot-button issue and the park has […]
November 15, 2015

ALC/PAL Writing Competition Makes Florida Bar News

Florida A&M law student Kara Graham was recently named the winner of the third annual 2015 Law Student Animal Law Legal Writing Competition. Graham’s article, “Cooling […]
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