Paddington, who got his name from the popular children’s book character, is the newest resident at the World Animal Protection-funded Romania bear sanctuary. His story is unlike that of the other bears in the sanctuary.
Due to growing global pressure in response to the annual wild dolphin hunt and slaughter in Taiji, Japanese authorities have pledged not to source live dolphins for zoos and aquariums captured during those hunts.
On April 25th, a devastating 7.9 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal, causing many fatalities and widespread destruction. We are working with local authorities to join the international effort and complement the humanitarian relief, as the full extent of the animal need becomes clear.