Kangaroo Dies from Injuries After Escaping from Papanack Zoo

A kangaroo named Willow has died after escaping from Papanack Park Zoo and being injured in a road incident. Papanack Zoo is a roadside zoo located just east of Ottawa, and is notorious for longstanding allegations of animal cruelty and abuse. According to news reports, Willow escaped from Papanack Zoo on Friday, May 7. Motorists... Read more » Animal Justice
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Animal Justice Applauds Withdrawal of Proposal for Roadside Zoo in Ontario

Back in October, we told you about a proposal for a roadside animal attraction in Kearney, Ontario, that would confine bears and cheetahs.  Animal Justice submitted comments to Kearney Town Council, as did our friends at Zoocheck and World Animal Protection, explaining why the town should reject a proposal to change its zoning bylaw so... Read more » Animal Justice
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Proposed Roadside Zoo in Kearney, Ontario Should Be Blocked, Says Animal Justice

Animal Justice is urging the town of Kearney, Ontario to disallow a proposed new roadside animal attraction confining bears and cheetahs. Keeping wild animals in captivity is wrong—for spectators, it’s a moment of pleasure, but for the animals, it’s a life sentence. Captivity deprives animals of everything that makes life worth living, causing serious physical... Read more » Animal Justice
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