ZooLab gives back!
OVER £5,000 RAISED!
THE ISSUE: RHINO POACHING
Since 2008 over 11,000 rhinos have been poached in Africa.
The number of rhinos poached in South Africa has increased by 9,000% since 2007.
The horns are used in traditional Asian medicine. It is believed they cure a whole range of ailments from hangovers to cancer. It is often bought as a symbol of wealth.
THE ISSUE: ANIMALS & WAR
Animal welfare is our number one priority, which is why we support every effort being taken right now to keep animals alive, safe and cared for.
A lot of pets have lost their homes and their owners during this time. Zoo animals are under constant threat with food and water shortages.
THE ISSUE: LITTER POLLUTION
Almost 48% of people admit to dropping litter and cleaning up rubbish from the streets of Britain costs taxpayers around £500 million per year!
Plastic in the ocean is a major concern - according to the Marine Conservation Society, around 2,000 pieces of litter are collected per kilometre by their litter pickers along our coastline.
THE ISSUE: DEFORESTATION
Brazil loses about 1.7 million hectares of rainforest each year; this accounts for 1/3 of the earth’s total deforestation.
Ocelots depend on dense vegetation for protection, denning, raising young, and hunting. Animal populations have experienced 68% decline in population numbers.