Hooveless sheep gets special boots made

At Edgar’s Mission Sanctuary in Australia, one very lucky sheep has received a special gift. Charity was born with just one hooved foot. Two of her feet are completely hooveless and the other has just one toe. At Edgar’s, where all animals have been rescued from agriculture, Charity’s disability …

Over 30 animals rescued from Peruvian circuses

  This June, more than 30 animals will be flown to The WIld Animal Sanctuary in Colorado in a record-breaking operation. The once-wild animals were rescued by Animal Defenders International, who have been tirelessly working to enforce Peru’s ban on the use of wild animals in circuses. “For many …

Animals in desperate need in Nepal

  Last week, a 7.8-magnitude earthquake devastated Nepal, killing at least 7,000 people and injuring over 13,000 more. The United Nations has requested $415 million (£270m) in aide for the next three months, but just 1.4% has come in. Animals throughout the nation are injured and starving and in desperate …

Leopard population in India may have been reduced by 80%

  A recent study has found that the leopard population in India has been reduced by 70-80% over the past 100 years. The study was conducted by representatives from the Wildlife Institute of India (WII), the Wildlife Conservation Society and National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS) over the past four …

The Last Male White Rhino on Earth

  The poaching and hunting of white rhinos has left just five in the world and only one male. The last surviving male, named Sudan, is currently housed in Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya and is under 24/7 armed guard protection. He has also had his horns removed to deter poachers and has had radio …

Food running out after Cyclone Pam hits Vanuatu

The island chain of Vanuatu, off the coast of northern Australia, experienced one of the worst natural disasters in its history this year when Cyclone Pam hit on March 13th. The islands were described as ‘flattened’ after being torn apart by Category 5 winds. When Pam hit, Vanuatu’s president, Baldwin …