Top ten animal moments of 2013 that will make you go “awwwww…”

Dec 31 2013

We’ll admit it: We tug on your heartstrings every once in a while. From a gigantic mother rhinoceros to a small kitten named Rapunzel, animals sometimes need our help, and animal welfare organizations like IFAW try to provide help whenever—and wherever—needed.

This is the second of two reviews highlighting the best moments of the year.

Top ten animal moments of 2013 that will make you go “awwwww…”

Dec 31 2013

We’ll admit it: We tug on your heartstrings every once in a while. From a gigantic mother rhinoceros to a small kitten named Rapunzel, animals sometimes need our help, and animal welfare organizations like IFAW try to provide help whenever—and wherever—needed.

This is the second of two reviews highlighting the best moments of the year.

Top ten heroic animal rescues of 2013

Dec 24 2013
Top ten heroic animal rescues of 2013

IFAW has led or helped with dozens of animal rescues around the world, from the care of the tiniest orphan babies to the logistical nightmare that is an elephant transfer.

The past year was as diverse—and dramatic—as any in the rescues we accomplished.

This is the first of two reviews highlighting the best moments of the year.

1. Big Moves for 34 Big Cats

WATCH: Germany's Tiertafel vet clinic, a table full of food and medicine for animals

Dec 19 2013

I am sure it must have been fate that IFAW’s regional partner organization, the Tiertafel, was using the same slogan as IFAW: “A better world for animals and people”.

When I spoke to Claudia Hollm, founder of the Tiertafel, for the first time five years ago, it was clear immediately that our philosophy is very similar – despite our working within different scales.

Top ten heroic animal rescues of 2013

Dec 24 2013
Top ten heroic animal rescues of 2013

IFAW has led or helped with dozens of animal rescues around the world, from the care of the tiniest orphan babies to the logistical nightmare that is an elephant transfer.

The past year was as diverse—and dramatic—as any in the rescues we accomplished.

This is part one in a series of four year-end reviews highlighting the best moments of the year.

1. Big Moves for 34 Big Cats

Top ten heroic animal rescues of 2013

Dec 24 2013
Top ten heroic animal rescues of 2013

IFAW has led or helped with dozens of animal rescues around the world, from the care of the tiniest orphan babies to the logistical nightmare that is an elephant transfer.

The past year was as diverse—and dramatic—as any in the rescues we accomplished.

This is the first of two reviews highlighting the best moments of the year.

1. Big Moves for 34 Big Cats

Top ten heroic animal rescues of 2013

Dec 24 2013
Top ten heroic animal rescues of 2013

IFAW has led or helped with dozens of animal rescues around the world, from the care of the tiniest orphan babies to the logistical nightmare that is an elephant transfer.

The past year was as diverse—and dramatic—as any in the rescues we accomplished.

This is the first of two reviews highlighting the best moments of the year.

1. Big Moves for 34 Big Cats

Top ten heroic animal rescues of 2013

Dec 24 2013
Top ten heroic animal rescues of 2013

IFAW has led or helped with dozens of animal rescues around the world, from the care of the tiniest orphan babies to the logistical nightmare that is an elephant transfer.

The past year was as diverse—and dramatic—as any in the rescues we accomplished.

This is the first of two reviews highlighting the best moments of the year.

1. Big Moves for 34 Big Cats

Top ten heroic animal rescues of 2013

Dec 24 2013
Top ten heroic animal rescues of 2013

IFAW has led or helped with dozens of animal rescues around the world, from the care of the tiniest orphan babies to the logistical nightmare that is an elephant transfer.

The past year was as diverse—and dramatic—as any in the rescues we accomplished.

This is the first of two reviews highlighting the best moments of the year.

1. Big Moves for 34 Big Cats

Marine mammal scientists gather in New Zealand to discuss non-lethal whale research

Dec 19 2013
IFAW Marine Mammal Conservation and Animal Welfare Research Award winner, Simon

IFAW Marine Mammal Conservation and Animal Welfare Research Award winner, Simon Allen and IFAW Marine Campaigner Sharon Livermore.Last week in Dunedin, New Zealand, some 1,200 attendees gathered for the Society of Marine Mammalogy biennial conference.