Watch: John Hargrove Takes Down SeaWorld on The Daily Show, SeaWorld’s #AskSeaWorld Campaign Backfires Spectacularly

John Hargrove holds nothing back when speaking to Jon Stewart; #AskSeaWorld doesn’t go as planned.

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Update: Meat Animal Research Center Ordered to Halt New Experiments © iStock.com/Jamesbowyer

Update: Meat Animal Research Center Ordered to Halt New Experiments

New experiments at the Meat Animal Research Center have been put on hold as the USDA and Congress continue to critique the cruel laboratory.

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Sweet Dreams, Ms. Piggy

PETA fieldworkers extend one last act of kindness to an old friend they’ve been visiting for more than nine years.

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PETA 'Cow' Hands Out Freebies at Marijuana Seed Giveaway

PETA’s “cow” gives out freebies—and urges people to say no to pot roast—at D.C.’s marijuana seed giveaway.

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Lives Stolen By SeaWorld

The death toll at SeaWorld continues to climb as many orcas imprisoned at SeaWorld’s theme parks have become victims of unnecessary tragedies.

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Another ‘Ag-Gag’ Bill Is Dead, Thanks to PETA Supporters © iStock.com/Basmeelker

Another ‘Ag-Gag’ Bill Is Dead, Thanks to PETA Supporters

After hearing from hundreds of PETA supporters, New Mexico’s lawmakers let the state’s “ag-gag” bill die without even holding a committee hearing on it.

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Burlesque Dancer Takes Wool out of Her Wardrobe

Pinup girls are all the rage, but every Bettie Page protégé knows that wool sweaters are best left in the ’50s.

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Leather vs. Fur: Which Is Worse?

Animals are abused, tortured, and left to die to make jackets. But which is worse, leather or fur? The answer may surprise you.

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Roadside Zoos Are Epically Failing Animals © iStock.com/markrhiggins

Roadside Zoos Are Epically Failing Animals

Lost fingertips, chewed-off body parts, and fights to the death are all just part of another day for animals at these sleazy roadside zoos.

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Video: PETA Responds to Elephants’ Having to Hold up Tractor-Trailer

When a tractor-trailer carrying three elephants used by the Shrine Circus got stuck in mud, it appears that the driver did what circuses do best.

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Cutting-Edge Toxicology Testing Doesn’t Involve Animals © iStock.com/tiripero

Cutting-Edge Toxicology Testing Doesn’t Involve Animals

PISC scientists attend the Society of Toxicology’s annual meeting to urge researchers from around the world to stop relying on archaic animal tests.

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Photo of the Day: These Kids Won’t Be Going to SeaWorld

Can a kid’s school bake sale save the world? This one might just do that.

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PETA in Action

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Killing Contests Abolished
    Killing Contests Abolished
    After PETA and other concerned groups weighed in with California wildlife authorities, cruel coyote, fox, and bobcat killing contests—in which the participant with the most kills wins cash and other prizes—were banned.
  • Rabbits Sheltered From Bitter Cold
    Rabbits Sheltered From Bitter Cold
    When PETA found out that rabbits were being kept outside in freezing weather in Vermont, we worked with authorities to ensure that they were brought in from the cold.
  • 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.
  • Injured Hawk Rescued
    Injured Hawk Rescued
    This flightless hawk, who was found in an industrial dumpster corral in California, was rescued and sheltered with PETA's help.
  • 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.
  • School Cancels Koi Fish Prize
    School Cancels Koi Fish Prize
    PETA persuaded officials at an elementary school in Hawaii to make the humane choice to end their more-than-a-decade-old practice of using koi fish as contest prizes in their annual fundraiser.
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