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Captive Wildlife

You Can Take the Monkey Out of the Wild, But You Can't Take the Wild Out of the Monkey

Will Travers | Posted 03.24.2014 | Green
Will Travers

Today I received a message from Tim Ajax, the Director of our Primate Sanctuary in Dilley Texas. Tim oversees the over 600 primates residing at the 1...

Wild Birds Should Fly Free: National Bird Day Puts Our Winged Friends on Center Stage

Will Travers | Posted 02.24.2014 | Green
Will Travers

Overproduction and promotion of parrots and other exotic birds has resulted in an influx of unwanted, abused, and abandoned birds in shelters and rescue facilities across the U.S.

Better Late Than Never for Minnesota Dolphins

Will Travers | Posted 09.16.2012 | Green
Will Travers

More than a decade ago we expressed concern about the zoo's acquisition of two dolphins from South Africa. We asked the zoo to instead consider phasing out the captive dolphin display. We are thrilled to see that the zoo may finally be heeding our advice.