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Doug Terranova of Animal Encounters

PETA Alerts USDA to Unlicensed Doug Terranova’s Recent Circus Performances September 10, 2019 Contact:  David Perle 202-483-7382 Kaufman, Texas – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) permanently revoked the federal Animal Welfare Act (AWA) license of Doug Terranova, a Kaufman-based animal exhibitor, on August 30 and ordered him and his company to pay […]

Wild Wonders

Wild Wonders Bonsall, California Wild Wonders is a small, ZAA “accredited” private company near San Diego, California formerly called Zoofari. Wild Wonders is owned by Jackie Navarro and offers “Hands-on Wildlife Education and Conservation” by selling “animal encounters, tours, and educational programs” with small exotic species. The company has been around since […]

Dave Mizejewski

National Wildlife Federation Dave Mizejewski’s outreach activities which don’t involve live animals (presentations, blog posts, books, etc.) are great, but unfortunately that message of respecting wildlife is being undermined by NWF’s use of cuddly baby wildlife as TV props. If they’re serious about teaching the public to respect wildlife and not […]