"The longer poor animal welfare practices continue, the greater the risk of zoonotic disease outbreaks becoming more frequent," said Alesia Soltanpanah of World Animal Protection, U.S.
In a new video from Farm Sanctuary, "Joker" actor Joaquin Phoenix joined the organization to assist in rescuing a calf and her mother from a California slaughterhouse, the day after he took home the Academy Award for best actor.
Animals rights groups have condemned the "disgusting" stunt which has caused outrage on social media, highlighting the need for animal welfare laws to be introduced in China.
The trade has placed unprecedented pressure on global donkey populations and even caused them to suffer drastic declines in some countries.
New documentary "When Lambs Become Lions" follows elephant poachers and the rangers trying to stop them.
In 2009, the killing at Nepal's Gadhimai festival peaked with an estimated 500,000 animals killed. But efforts from animal rights groups have contributed to a reduction in the killing.
The hunt in La Croix-Aux-Bois in the Ardennes region has been criticized over the huge number of animals killed.
In 2009, around 500,000 animals were slaughtered at Nepal's Gadhimai festival.
"The killing is brutal, there can be do doubt about that," Wendy Higgins, a spokesperson from Humane Society International, said.
The animal rights organisation says one definition describing an "inhuman" person as "brutish or beastlike" is derogatory to animals.
According to the Brandywine Valley chapter of Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (BVSPCA), the animals were reportedly living in deplorable conditions.
The new law bans the sale and manufacturing of all new fur products throughout California, as well as placing restrictions on hunting and circuses.
The group raised the tall cutout of Bezos' face above the store with a caption that read, "I profit from criminal animal cruelty."
Father and son were reportedly hunting boat near Salerno, in an area where hunting wild boar is banned.
"We simply believe that human life must be prioritised over the lives of sharks," head of the state government of Queensland, Australia, said.
The photo itself is old, and has frequently made the rounds on Twitter.
White supremacist groups are mentioned in the files, however they are described as a "medium threat."
Report from World Animal Protection reveals cruel practices at aquariums and zoos around the world.
The donkeys were reportedly painted with black and white stripes for a wedding that was taking place at the bar, sparking complaints from animal rights groups in the country.
More than 100 people tried to save Ettore Weber, who died during a rehearsal at an Italian circus Thursday evening.
Social media users were outraged by the footage.
A 4-year-old filly named Eskenforadrink was euthanized after sustaining a serious ankle injury during a race on Saturday.
Founder of CARE organization alleged to have killed healthy dogs to free up space in shelters.
Felines were discovered by China Animal Protection Power.
Critics have been pressing for an overhaul of the practice, which has been branded "barbaric" by animal rights groups.
"People believe that heat cures heat, so they eat dog meat and spicy dog soup on the hottest days."
Thousands of revelers from around the world flooded into Pamplona in northern Spain on Friday, July 6, to mark the beginning of the city's San Fermin festival.