Last year, Born Free USA and a coalition of other animal protection groups petitioned the U.S. government to list the African lion as "endangered" under the U.S. Endangered Species Act. We've just learned that the U.S. government has released its "90-day finding" that declares our petition may be warranted, and is soliciting comments on the petition for the next 60 days.
Help Born Free USA make this a compassionate holiday season by shopping at our online store. Click any of the helpful links below, avoid lines at the mall, and know that all proceeds from your gift selections sustain our vital efforts to Keep Wildlife in the Wild®.
Watch a video of the just-released new version of the song "Born Free." It's by legendary Queen guitarist Brian May and Broadway singer Kerry Ellis, and includes a few new phrases added by original lyricist Don Black.
It's happening again — this time in New York! Call Dave's Pizza and Burger in Albany and tell Dave to stop selling lion burgers! There is no excuse for peddling the flesh of a species who is threatened to the point that Born Free USA has petitioned to have the African lion listed as "endangered."
We have just learned the shocking news that the bears at Animals Asia Foundation's wonderful sanctuary in Vietnam are facing eviction. The 104 bears living there are the rescued victims of the appallingly cruel bear bile farms. (You also can read more about this issue here.)
Join Born Free USA and Peace 4 Animals on Nov. 10 for an exciting, celebrity-infused charity event at Hemingway's in Hollywood. Red carpet arrivals will begin at 6 p.m., along with a champagne reception and hors d'oeuvres.
The Georgia Aquarium has applied for a permit to import 18 beluga whales from Russia. Please tell the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to deny the aquarium's exploitative request!
Born Free USA has launched Safe Trails, a website with detailed information about the perils traps pose to companion animals and what you can do to cope with trap-related emergencies. It contains detailed descriptions of the types of traps most commonly used, and what you can do to release your dog from those traps should such an emergency arise.