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Meet the orcas whose families were destroyed by SeaWorld when they were torn away from their mothers.

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Who's the Sexiest Vegan Next Door? Check Out the Winners!

Take a look at the winners of PETA's Sexiest Vegan Next Door contest and find out what they won!

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Jesus People for Animals Offers Nonviolence Banner After Texas Shooting

PETA’s Christian Outreach division asks Curtis Culwell Center to place a banner that encourages nonviolence toward all creatures.

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5 Canadian Celebrities Who Have Spoken Out Against the Seal Slaughter

Canada's internationally condemned baby seal slaughter continues. Check out which famous Canadians are speaking up for seals!

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Man Buys Mouse at Petco to Torture to Death

A Michigan man faces charges after posting a video of himself torturing a mouse with a stun gun.

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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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Victory! Following PETA India Action, Animals Released From Grand Circus

Circus management agreed to relinquish 18 animals immediately for rehabilitation and to become an animal-free, human-only circus.

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Memphis Moms: Get Free Groceries From PETA

Learn how you can celebrate all moms—and have PETA supply your Mother’s Day feast.

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SeaWorld in Trouble Again?

California safety officials fine SeaWorld more than $25,000. Find out why.

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Are Dirty Politics Holding Up Ban on Fur in Israel?

A new investigative report may explain why Israel hasn’t yet banned fur, despite strong support from the public and government.

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PETA Spices Up Cinco de Mayo Fest

PETA’s sexy señoritas—wearing little more than chili-pepper bikinis—converged on the National Mall in time for the National Cinco de Mayo Festival.

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Who Wouldn’t Pick This Pretty Daisy?

When her guardian fell on hard times, this little dog found herself uprooted.

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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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