Petitioners Free Morgan Foundation lost again, in European Parliament

The oral reply of the European Commission to Free Morgan Foundation Petition 0853/2017 was clear. There is no need to change the regulations as requested by the petitioner. In a previous petition in 2012 the Commission already stated that in Morgan’s case all the European Regulations were followed strictly. In majority the MEP’s present were ready to close the petition and reject the FMF request, the 8th (legal) defeat for the activists in the last years. The thousands of cases Continue reading

Loro Parque anticipates that the orca Morgan will give birth by the end of summer

Loro Parque has confirmed that they expect the orca Morgan to give birth any time after the summer, according to estimates by the Parque’s veterinarians. Morgan, who arrived at the zoological park in Puerto de la Cruz in 2011 after being found dying off the coast of the Wadden Sea in the Netherlands, is now in the final stages of her pregnancy, which will culminate in the arrival of a single calf. This gestation, as well as the birth and Continue reading

Loro Parque sees the birth of baby sharks

Once again, Loro Parque, the world’s best zoo according to TripAdvisor, is proud to witness the progress of the animals that inhabit it. On this occasion, the Parque is celebrating the birth of new young Sandbar Sharks, which have been received with great joy by the Aquarium team. Castiñeiras, a first-time Mum, and Gara, a seasoned second-timer (her first offspring were born in 2016) both of whom now live in Poema del Mar – have become mothers. The babies are Continue reading

Vissers senseless trip to the EU Parliament’s Petitions Commission

Source: Animal rights activist Ingrid Visser constantly doesn’t understand the CITES permit and the regulations of this institution especially the regulation 338/97 that transposes the CITES Convention to the European system. Her interpretation is completely wrong – she already failed on eight occasions in front of different administrative and judicial bodies in the Netherland, who all rejected the claim of her and her Foundation. Now she aims to talk to the EU Parliament’s Petitions Commission and present it again. Continue reading

Loro Parque celebrates World Oceans’ Day

The Loro Parque Company has dedicated today, Friday June 8, to the celebration of World Oceans’ Day at its facilities. This year, when the focus of action is on the prevention of plastic pollution and the search for solutions to keep the oceans cleaner and healthier, the Parks have carried out various educational and awareness-raising activities, which have enabled visitors to learn about the impact of the use of plastic in marine waters and to assess the adoption of responsible Continue reading

Does Free Morgan Foundation betray their followers?

Original source: „Fly Morgan the Orca to EU Parliament” is the headline of the campaign of Free Morgan Foundation (FMF). The untrustworthy organization explains: “Finally, after more than three years of the FMF raising awareness, the European Union Parliament will discuss issues involving Morgan.” This is not correct. “Alerted only days ago, scientist Dr Ingrid N. Visser, and lawyer Matthew Spiegl, will have the chance to speak to the Parliament about the issues with Morgan’s permit and the violations Continue reading

Loro Parque to host the 2022 world zoos reunion

Loro Parque, the best zoo in the world according to TripAdvisor, has been selected for the 77th WAZA (World Association of Zoos and Aquariums) conference to be held in 2022.  The association, which has more than 300 members made up of the world’s most renowned zoos and aquariums, including Loro Parque, organises this event every year with the aim of exchanging knowledge and experience among experts in the field to continue contributing to the conservation of wildlife. WAZA announced its Continue reading

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