A Brief History of Same-Sex Penguin Parents
Before Sphen and Magic, there was Roy and Silo, Harry and Pepper, Jumbs and Kermit, and the kidnappers of Odense Zoo.
'Lobster Nightmare,' Today's Comic by Allison Conway
Millie has a vivid and horrifying dream about life as a lobster in captivity.
Listen to This Orca Repeat Human Words (With Some Raspberries Thrown In)
Come for the polite “hellos,” stay for the fart noises.
The VICE Guide to Right Now
Vancouver Has Banned Whale, Dolphin and Porpoise Captivity
Cue up the Free Willy theme.
SeaWorld Is Floundering, But Will Not Give Up Its Orcas
SeaWorld just announced massive layoffs, but its 23 orcas are here to stay.
How Did This Great White Shark Get Inside a Sharkproof Cage?
Is shark tourism actually safe for sharks?
Afghan Special Forces Stormed a Taliban Hideout and Freed 59 Prisoners
The Afghans reportedly conducted a successful raid on a Taliban prison in Helmand province with minimal help from US forces.
California Bans SeaWorld From Breeding or Transferring Killer Whales in Captivity
The state approved a multi-million-dollar expansion of the marine park, but banned captive breeding and the sale, trade, or transfer of captive orcas.
All the Reasons Why Zoos Should Be Banned
I'm no big animal-rights campaigner, but I do trust facts delivered by experts, and the facts tell me that zoos are just a really terrible idea.
SeaWorld Is Desperately Trying to Save Its Brand
SeaWorld launches a PR campaign the same week a former trainer publishes a book alleging killer whales were abused by trainers and confined in cruel conditions.
Saudi Princesses Claim King Is Confining and Drugging Them
A former wife of King Abdullah says her four daughters have been captive for 13 years and are being “forced to take poisonous substances.”