Congress Rallies to Help Nosey

The long-suffering elephant Nosey has some friends in high places—32 of them, to be exact.

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Why Animal Rights? © A Sanchez

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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You’d Rather Do WHAT Than Visit SeaWorld?!

We asked Twitter users what they would rather do than go to SeaWorld. Their #OrcaWeek Tweets made us laugh and cheer.

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Yes, Laboratories Are Doing This to Primates, Too

Find out what you can do about it.

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Kid Ink: Treat Your Dogs Like Family Members

Dogs are a part of Kid Ink's family, and he wants you to feel the same about your companion animals.

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Baby Giraffe Dies After Collision With Zoo Enclosure’s Wall ©

Baby Giraffe Dies After Collision With Zoo Enclosure’s Wall

Kipenzi’s untimely death likely never would have happened if she weren’t held captive in a zoo.

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Can You Make These Rescued Cats’ Dreams Come True?

These cats lived through a nightmare—abandoned, starving, and sick. Now, they need someone to give them the life they’ve dreamed about.

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Victory! Idaho’s ‘Ag-Gag’ Law Declared Unconstitutional ©

Victory! Idaho’s ‘Ag-Gag’ Law Declared Unconstitutional

In a landmark victory, the U.S. District Court for the District of Idaho strikes down Idaho’s “ag-gag” law, deeming it unconstitutional.

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Body by Vegan: Singer D△wn

By replacing animal-derived food with plant-based proteins in her favorite dishes and embracing her love of avocados, D△wn is enjoying her vegan lifestyle.

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R.I.P., Cecil #CecilTheLion—Celebrities React with Shock, Anger, Sadness ©

Celebrities Tweet Shock, Anger, Sadness Over #CecilTheLion

It didn't take long for celebrities to react to the tragic death of beloved Cecil the lion.

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How Do Monkeys End Up in Laboratories? See the Haunting Photos ©

How Do Monkeys End Up in Laboratories? See the Haunting Photos

Life is hell for monkeys in laboratories—and so is the journey to get there.

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One Fish, Two Fish, Whatever You Do, Don’t Buy a New Fish

What does PETA President Ingrid Newkirk think of Dr. Seuss’ new book? The answer might surprise you.

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PETA in Action

  • The 'Spirit' of Compassion
    The 'Spirit' of Compassion
    A local detective suspected that a stray dog named Spirit had been shot with a BB gun and called PETA for assistance. We arranged a forensic exam, which made cruelty charges possible.
  • PETA Helps Kitten at Warped Tour
    PETA Helps Kitten at Warped Tour
    When a kitten was given to a band member by an irresponsible fan at Warped Tour, PETA ensured that she made it to a reputable sheltering facility.
  • Baby Woodpecker Rescued
    Baby Woodpecker Rescued
    When an orphaned woodpecker nestling was found languishing after a storm, PETA fieldworkers contacted a capable rehabilitator, who spirited him to safety.
  • Dog in Well Gets Second Chance
    Dog in Well Gets Second Chance
    After Animal Rahat received a call about a dog who had fallen down a steep well, a brave staffer scaled the well's walls to shepherd the dog to safety.
  • Skunk Rescued From Laundry Room
    Skunk Rescued From Laundry Room
    A skunk, named Rosie by her captors, was held in a dingy laundry room prison for years. She finally saw the light of day after PETA alerted wildlife officials, who quickly rescued her.
  • Dogs Rescued After Owner Dies
    Dogs Rescued After Owner Dies
    Two sweet dogs got a second chance after their elderly owner died. Thanks to PETA caseworkers, they were transferred to an animal shelter.
  • sparrow spirited to safety
    sparrow spirited to safety
    After we were notified of an injured fledgling sparrow, we arranged to have the animal transported to a nearby wildlife clinic.
  • Baby crocodile freed from net
    Baby crocodile freed from net
    When a baby crocodile became entangled in a fishing net, Animal Rahat alerted a wildlife warden who gently cut the net from her body. She was soon released into the river Krishna, her natural habitat.
  • Bunny rescued from roadside
    Bunny rescued from roadside
    When a PETA staffer found this baby bunny huddled on the side of the road, he sprang into action and took the rabbit to a local wildlife rehabilitation center.
  • Pig wrestling canceled
    Pig wrestling canceled
    After a compassionate person notified PETA of a Midwest fair's plans for "pig wrestling," we jumped into action and the cruel event was canceled.
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