No evidence of animal neglect, says Joburg zoo, in response to online petition
/ 8 November 2023

No evidence of animal neglect, says Joburg zoo, in response to online petition

A petition on social media alleging underweight lions, giraffes eating sticks and depressed elephants has attracted 30 000 signatures since August

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/ 12 November 2007

SPCA incensed over captive elephants

The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (NSPCA) is considering legal steps over proposed norms and standards for managing the elephant population being formulated by the Environmental Affairs and Tourism Department. The NSPCA on Monday aborted a meeting to discuss captive elephants.

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/ 14 September 2007

Pets slaughtered in meat-starved Zim

Pets are being slaughtered for meat in shortage-stricken Zimbabwe and record numbers of animals have been surrendered to shelters or abandoned by owners no longer able to feed them. Vets have also run out of the drug used put down the animals and are relying on donations from South Africa.