Tilikum, Circus Elephants, and Animal Rights

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Bonnie Hein

tilikumandcircusblog

Tilikum was a 22 feet long, more than 11,000 pound killer whale and possibly the most famous orca in the world. Earlier this month, he died of serious health issues at an estimated 36 years of age. He was captured near his birthplace of Iceland and performed in captivity for decades, becoming notorious for aggressive behavior, including the death of three people. Tilikum was profiled in the documentary Blackfish, which helped to influence popular opinion on killer whales in captivity and on SeaWorld in particular. 

Similarly, the "Greatest Show on Earth," another long-time attraction, has received increasingly negative public sentiment regarding captive wild animals forced to perform as entertainment…

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NOW AVAILABLE | ANIMAL STUDIES: LAW, WELFARE, and RIGHTS

Animal Law, New Library, What's New
Kaylyn Zurawski

We are pleased to introduce Animal Studies: Law, Welfare, and Rights to HeinOnline. Consisting of more than 650 titles and nearly 300,000 pages related to animal law, this collection is an indispensable addition to your curriculum. Animal Studies: Law, Welfare, and Rights aims to establish the foundational laws pertaining to animals and follow the evolution of these rights throughout the years. It includes everything from philosophical books published in the 1800's to videos, periodicals, and brochures. 

Featuring Works on:

  • Basic Rights of Animals
  • Moral Responsibility
  • Evolution of Animal Rights
  • Higher Law Rights for Animals
  • Animal Rights Movement
  • Wildlife Protection
  • And More!

 

Includes Material from the Animal Legal Defense Fund and Animal Welfare Institute

Animal Legal Defense Fund

The Animal Legal Defense Fund was founded in 1979 and has since paved the way for stronger anti-cruelty laws and more humane treatment of animals…

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COMING SOON | ANIMAL STUDIES: LAW, WELFARE, AND RIGHTS

Animal Law, New Library, News
Kaylyn Zurawski

Now Taught in More than 100 Law Schools!

Animal Studies: Law, Welfare, and Rights consists of more than 650 titles and nearly 300,000 pages of material related to the background and evolution of the basic rights of animals. Animal Law is a growing area of study in universitities and HeinOnline's Animal Studies: Law, Welfare, and Rights is an essential addition to your curriculum!

This Collection is an Essential Source of Information on Animal Law

The collection aims to establish the foundational laws pertaining to animals and follow the evolution of these rights throughout the years. It includes everything from philosophical books published in the 1800's to videos, periodicals, and brochures all related to animal law…

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