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SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Jan.
SAN RAFAEL, Calif., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, as Americans prepare to file their annual tax returns, In Defense of Animals (IDA) is unveiling its "Top 10 Reasons Why Animal Research is a Cruel Joke" in recognition of ridiculous and wasteful experiments funded by your tax dollars. "If you think all animal research is used to treat and cure life-threatening conditions, think again," said IDA Executive Director Anand Ramanathan, BVSc., MS.
SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- In Defense of Animals (IDA), an international animal protection organization with over 85,000 members, today released letters from celebrities opposed to NASA-funded experiments.
The Dallas Zoo will move its remaining elephant to a wildlife park in Mexico this fall.
The U.S. government plans to look into possible changes in laws protecting zoo elephants after an animal welfare group complained that many were kept in cramped conditions that caused arthritis and foot disease and could be deadly.
Elephants in zoos are living as long as those in the wild, but their population in captivity is dwindling because it is so difficult to breed them, according to studies released Friday.