Protesters Descend on Georgia Home of New SeaWorld CEO

SeaWorld’s new CEO, Joel Manby—and his family and neighbors—got a wake-up call on Saturday morning, courtesy of PETA.

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Revelations of More Monkey Deaths at Harvard Prompt Call for Cruelty Charges

PETA wants Massachusetts authorities to act on deaths of dehydrated squirrel monkeys- a violation of state cruelty law.

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Spotted in Dublin: Dumped Fur Coats Return as ‘Ghosts’ of Murdered Animals

PETA’s poignant collaboration with artist Solus reminds Dubliners of the thousands of victims of Ireland’s fur farms.

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Why Should Animals Have Rights?

Whether it’s based on race, gender, sexual orientation, or species, prejudice is morally unacceptable. If you wouldn’t eat a dog, why eat a pig?

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San Francisco Board Unanimously Votes to Ban Animal Performances

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors has voted unanimously in favor of banning all performances by wild and exotic animals.

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See PETA Kids' Cutest Vegan Kids of 2015!

Think your animal-lovin’ vegan kiddo has what it takes to be named the Cutest Vegan Kid of 2015? Here’s your chance to tell us why!

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Sign of the Times: Top Buyer of Sealskins Won’t Buy Pelts This Year ©Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

Sign of the Times: Top Buyer of Sealskins Won’t Buy Pelts This Year

With a stockpile of seal pelts that didn’t sell, one major pelt processor announces it won’t buy seal pelts this year.

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Neil deGrasse Tyson on the Errors of Presumed Intelligence

The famed astrophysicist and host of National Geographic's “StarTalk” discusses the human-animal connection from a scientific standpoint in his chat with PETA.

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6 BIG Reasons Why Big Cats Don’t Belong in Circuses ©iStock.com/Arangan_A

6 BIG Reasons Why Big Cats Don’t Belong in Circuses

Just like elephants, big cats suffer when they are tormented and abused by circuses. The only difference is, for lions and tigers, there is no end in sight.

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PETA Appeals to SeaWorld’s New CEO—Be Bold, Be Just!

With Joel Manby taking over as SeaWorld’s new CEO today, PETA sent him a letter urging him to take the park in a new direction.

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UPDATE: Iris Blooms in Her New Home Photo by Save the Chimps

The Happiest Thing You'll See Today

Once a prisoner at a grim roadside zoo, chimpanzee Iris finally finds peace at a Florida sanctuary.

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Will Tobacco Tests on Animals End Up in the Ashtray of History? © iStock.com/serezniy

Are Tobacco Tests on Animals Going Up in Smoke?

Experimenters are starting to move away from the use of animals in tobacco toxicity tests and instead embrace humane methods.

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PETA in Action

  • Happy as a pig in sunshine
    Happy as a pig in sunshine
    PETA rescued a mother pig and her piglets from a dilapidated pen in a trailer park in North Carolina where they were soon to be sent to slaughter. The family has settled in nicely at the 400-acre Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary in Maryland.
  • Bull Run is out of California
    Bull Run is out of California
    As the result of a lawsuit brought by PETA and the Animal Legal Defense Fund, the Pamplona-style Great Bull Run agreed to never to return to the state of California.
  • Coco's Stunning Transformation
    Coco's Stunning Transformation
    When Coco's guardians surrendered her to PETA, she was riddled with parasites and about half her ideal weight. All that changed after Virginia Beach SPCA and PETA helped her find a "forever" family.
  • From Barely Living to Living Like Bears
    From Barely Living to Living Like Bears
    Thanks to the generosity of animal friend Sam Simon, PETA rescued two Himalayan black bears who were confined to a concrete pit and moved them safely to a sanctuary.
  • Justice for Justice
    Justice for Justice
    PETA fieldworkers rescued Justice after his collar became embedded in his neck. He was rushed to an emergency veterinary clinic for treatment and is now blossoming in a foster home.
  • Camel in Critical Condition Gets a New Home
    Camel in Critical Condition Gets a New Home
    This camel was found tied up under a bridge until he was rescued by veterinarians from Animal Rahat, a PETA-supported program that helps working animals in India.
  • Rabbit Rescued From Dinner Table
    Rabbit Rescued From Dinner Table
    What could have been Prudence’s last day on Earth turned into the luckiest day of her life when a PETA staffer rescued her just in the nick of time from a cruel person who was planning to use her for food.
  • Jake's Extreme Makeover
    Jake's Extreme Makeover
    When we found Jake, he was filthy and matted and tested positive for heartworms. But once he met PETA's fieldworkers, he couldn't stop wagging his tail. He now has a wonderful home with a big backyard and several fur siblings.
  • CSULB Cuts Ties With SeaWorld
    CSULB Cuts Ties With SeaWorld
    Just minutes before a demonstration was scheduled to start at California State University–Long Beach (CSULB), school administrators confirmed that they were cutting ties with SeaWorld and ending all promotions.
  • Squirrel Reintroduced Into the Wild
    Squirrel Reintroduced Into the Wild
    PETA persuaded a well-meaning citizen to let a volunteer take this squirrel, named Leila, to a wildlife rehabilitation center so that she could be reintroduced into the wild.
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