Ending wild animal abuse for entertainment

Every day, animals suffer in the name of entertainment

Hundreds of thousands of wild animals across the world are taken away from natural habitats, forced into captivity and subjected to abuse, both mentally and physically, in the name of entertainment and profit.

Sadly, many tourists who love animals may actually contribute to animal suffering because they are unaware of this hidden cruelty.

Download our report on wild animal entertainment to learn more about the problem.

Protecting animals on holiday: an animal friendly travel guide

We're calling for animal-friendly tourists and tour operators worldwide to work with us, reduce demand, keep wild animals wild and stop cruel animal attractions once and for all.

That's why we've put together a guide to animal-friendly travel, to help you make informed decisions about animal experiences on your holiday.

Read our animal friendly travel guide now

Wild animal entertainment is animal abuse - help us stop cruel animal attractions once and for all

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Before they book: letting tourists know the truth

Did you know?

According to our global research:

  • 82% people from India agreed that wild animals belong in the wild
  • yet 64% believed that going on an elephant ride is acceptable

When asked why they took part in interactions with wild animals, a solid majority (57%) reported “because I love animals”.

Left image: Tourists ride an elephant in a forest in Asia (Flickr.com)