Wild animal suffering

20 Oct 2016

Wild animal suffering section. The situation of animals. Wild animal suffering matters. Helping wild animals. Read more

Evolutionary reasons why suffering prevails in nature

7 Oct 2016

Suffering prevails in nature because many more animals come into existence than can be supported by their environment. Most of them die, often in pain. Read more

Psychological stress in wild animals

7 Oct 2016

Some might believe that wild animals do not suffer from stress. However, this is untrue. Fear of predation is a major cause of stress in the wild. Read more

Animals in natural disasters

6 Sep 2016

Many animals are exploited as workers. They endure many hardships during their lives, and are killed when they are no longer considered useful or profitable. Read more

Providing for the basic needs of animals

15 Aug 2016

One of the main reasons animals die in the wild is lack of food and water. It is perfectly feasible to help many of these animals. Read more

Rescuing trapped and injured animals

29 May 2016

Animals often suffer accidents in the wild. They may become trapped and face painful, lingering deaths. In many cases, it can be easy to rescue them. Read more

Vaccinating and healing sick animals

29 May 2016

Diseases and injuries are another source of misery for animals living in the wild. But we currently know of significant ways to help them. Read more

Caring for orphaned animals

16 May 2016

Animals in the wild sometimes lose parents. In such a situation, it’s often unlikely that they will survive. Humans can assist them, by rescuing them. Read more

Working for a future with fewer harms to wild animals

14 May 2016

Although animal suffering prevails in nature, there are a number of things we can do to reduce the harms that animals undergo in the wild. Read more

Can animals in the wild be harmed in the same ways as domesticated animals and humans?

14 May 2016

Suffering prevails in nature because many more animals come into existence than can be supported by their environment. Most of them die, often in pain. Read more

Animals helped in fires and natural disasters

27 Jan 2016

Many animals die in natural disasters and fires. Often it would be possible to save many of them if humans chose to. Read more

Antagonism in nature: Interspecific conflict

28 Oct 2015

Ecosystemic relations in which an organism harms another for his or her own benefit are antagonistic relationships. They cause significant suffering and death. Read more

Weather conditions and nonhuman animals

28 Oct 2015

It’s only necessary for a handful of animals to survive and reproduce in the harshest weather conditions, even if the rest of the population suffer and die. Read more

Malnutrition, hunger and thirst in wild animals

28 Oct 2015

Malnutrition and thirst in wild animals are major contributions to high mortality rates in the wild. Read more

Diseases in nature

28 Oct 2015

There are many different diseases in nature which affect nonhuman animals, and the harm they cause is just as diverse. Read more

Physical injuries in wild animals

28 Oct 2015

This text is part of a series examining the conditions of animals living in the wild. For more texts examining the ways animals in the […] Read more

Population dynamics and animal suffering

26 Oct 2015

The information learned about population dynamics can be used to analyze how animals suffer in nature. Read more

Helping animals in the wild

28 Aug 2013

Animals face significant harms in the wild. Fortunately, though, there are many ways we can help them, but we need to raise awareness about this. Read more