Care for the wild

Your guide to making animal friendly choices on holiday

Tourist activities that exploit animals only continue because tourists choose to support them. As a tourist you have a choice – to avoid cruel practices and reward positive ones.

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SeaWorld sees fall in profits and attendance after release of killer whale film

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14/11/2014 - More woe for SeaWorld with profits and attendance dropping. The impact of the film Blackfish is held responsible, along with a movement of greater awareness among the public of how dolphins and whales potentially suffer in captivity.

Elephant Nature Park – Zoo Review

11/11/2014 - Overall this is a seemingly incredible place to support where you can to see “happy” elephants. If you believe that animals have the right to live a peaceful and natural (as best as can be afforded) life, free from fear or pain or distress then this would be a place to go to in Thailand.

Tiger Tourism can help save tigers – but only if it’s done responsibly.

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11/11/2014 - Many travellers describe their first glimpse of a wild tiger as a deeply emotional experience, perhaps rooted in the sense of discovering something precious which may soon be lost. It’s not a surprising reaction. Wild tigers are extremely rare, with only around 3000 now left living in their natural habitats worldwide. To put this into context, that’s less than the number in captivity in the USA alone. Hunted for their pelts, poached for medicinal body parts and threatened by the deforestation and development of their forest homes, man’s impact on wild tiger populations has been disastrous. But responsible tourism could hold the key to helping the tiger fight back.

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