Prison closed to smugglers of Ysis and Yoda lion cubs

Three men were sentenced to prison terms by the Thionville Criminal Court (Moselle) for detaining and leaving two lion cubs in 2019. The 30 Million Friends Foundation, a civilian party in the lawsuit, had organized the rescue and transfer animals. From prison: this is the verdict handed down by the criminal court in Thionville (Moselle) … Read more

Animals, sensitive and intelligent beings!

Birds, fish, mammals … are endowed with remarkable intelligence. World Animal Intelligence Day is an opportunity for to remember these often surprising cognitive abilities. Memory, sense of orientation, facial recognition … The animals’ cognitive abilities are numerous and vary according to species. Overview! Chickens, parrots, pigeons … Chickens are endowed with great intelligence, even … Read more

Fireworks: a nuisance (too) for wildlife

Magically for humans, traditional summer fireworks can be fatal to wildlife. The 30 Million Friends Foundation is sounding the alarm about the dramatic consequences of these shows for animals and is calling for the use of harmless alternatives. Fear, disorientation, hearing loss … The impact of fireworks can be catastrophic for wildlife. The noise and … Read more

Wildlife, the target of hunters … even in summer!

In France, certain wild species have been hunted since June 1st. This deviation from the periods of general opening of the hunt exerts an unbearable pressure on the wild fauna, especially during this period of weaning of the juvenile fish. The 30 Million Friends Foundation is asking the Ministry of Ecology to put an end … Read more

Could the dwarf wall be the key to the secret behind hibernation for humans?

that lemur The fat-tailed dwarf, the only primate known to go to sleep, woke up gently in early April in Charlotte, North Carolina, after entering this state for the first time in captivity. These fat-tailed dwarf walls have become a reality dvale at the Duke Lemur Center, in the United States, and the results of … Read more

Experimentation: the challenges of the transition to animal-free research

In “Animal Experimentation in Question” (Ed. Matériologiques, 2022), Roland Cash provides the keys to understanding the absolute necessity of speeding up the transition to animal-free research. Despite obvious obstacles, the vice president of the Transcience Association,, nevertheless assures that such a change is possible in stages. Between disappointed hopes and declared will, animal welfare … Read more

What are the 10 animal species on the verge of extinction in 2022?

Extinction of wild animals is a global crisis. that poaching often makes headlines, but it loss of habitat and environmental pollution are also important factors to consider in the disappearance of certain animal species. According to a 2015 study, climate change will lead to the permanent disappearance ofone in six species on the planet if … Read more

“Chaud Dedans”: a campaign to warn about the transport of livestock in the summer

Transporting “breathable” animals on the roads or in livestock ships: With the “Hot Inside” campaign, Welfarm warns the government about the suffering of farm animals during periods of high heat. A scourge that the 30 Million Friends Foundation has already warned the various successive agriculture ministers about. Summer is approaching … and its devastating effects … Read more

To dig up, an endless ordeal for badgers

While the period of underground hunting, a doomed practice, begins on May 15, 2022 in most French departments, badgers are, as every year, under the yoke of hunters. The 30 Million Friends Foundation calls for an end to this cruel nonsense. Excavation of badgers, a cruelty (still) made in France. This practice, which is banned … Read more