• Precedent Setting Decision: Endangered Species Act Protects Captive Animals

    5 monthes ago - By Animal Legal Defense Fund

    Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals affirms roadside zoo's substandard care of endangered animals violated federal law
    Contact: Natalia Lima, nlima aldf.org, 201 679 7088
    ST. LOUIS - Today the Animal Legal Defense Fund, the nation's preeminent legal advocacy organization for animals, scored a major victory for endangered animals living in captivity. A three-judge panel of the Eighth Circuit issued a unanimous decision upholding a district court's 2016 ruling that Cricket Hollow Animal Park , a roadside zoo in Manchester, Iowa, violated the Endangered Species Act by providing substandard care...
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