Why You Won’t See Chimpanzees in Any Super Bowl Ads © iStock.com/guentergini

Why You Won’t See Chimpanzees in Any Super Bowl Ads

Get ready for some cool Super Bowl commercials, but cruel chimpanzee outtakes won’t be among them.

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Why Should Animals Have Rights?

When it comes to pain, love, joy, loneliness, and fear, a rat is a pig is a dog is a boy.

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PETA Has a Plan for the ‘Silence of the Lambs’ Buffalo Bill House

No one wants to buy the property associated with a fictional serial killer who made a “skin suit,” but PETA has a better idea anyway.

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PETA Sting Leads to Conviction for Baby-Turtle Peddler © iStock.com/Phili19

PETA Sting Leads to Conviction for Baby-Turtle Peddler

A tip from PETA leads to the conviction of a Virginia man illegally selling wild-caught baby turtles.

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Beware: Scam Shelters Are Everywhere

Scam “rescues” that hoard and neglect animals, sometimes fatally, depend on donations from kind but unwitting people. What kind of “rescue” are you supporting?

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Protect Animals From Winter Weather!

When the temperatures nosedive and you start piling on the layers, it’s also important to remember your animal companions and wild neighbors.

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This Dog Was Nearly Forgotten to Death

Nobody wanted Larry. So they put him in a rabbit hutch and forgot about him.

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Valentine’s Day Vegan Chocolate Heart Box

Show your valentine that vegans have the sweetest hearts with these delectable chocolates from Harbor Candy Shop!

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To Win the War on Cancer, Dishonorably Discharge Tests on Animals © iStock.com/tiripero

To Win the War on Cancer, Dishonorably Discharge Tests on Animals

We must abandon ineffective tests on animals, which have hobbled cancer research since the war on cancer was declared nearly half a century ago

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Sia Sticks Up for Seals

Pop sensation Sia lends her haunting song, “Free the Animal,” to PETA for use in an anti-fur public service announcement with a twist.

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Photos: Rescued Chickens—Wings Intact—Were Guests of Honor at PETA Super Bowl Party

Rescued chickens in a miniature football stadium are all you need to see this Super Bowl week.

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SeaWorld: Where Grown Men Perform Sex Acts on Orcas

PETA’s new billboard highlights the abusement park’s forced breeding practices.

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PETA and the POTUS Want People to Give ‘Peas’ a Chance

Peace can start with PETA, the Pres, and plates full of peas.

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Chai’s Troubling Timeline: Why We Can’t Ignore This Captive Elephant’s Death © iStock.com/compassandcamera
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Ad Students: Submit Your Most Provocative Ad NOW and WIN

PETA is looking for the best animal rights ads of 2016. Want the chance to win an Apple gift card valued at $1,000? Submit your entry today!

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Urgent: Please Don’t Buy ANYTHING at Petco or PetSmart

Help PETA save hundreds of thousands of animals by doing one small thing right now.

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FFA Is Lame AF

What Future Farmers of America really stands for will surprise you.

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R.I.P. Mike: Another Baby Elephant Dies on Ringling’s Watch

Another elephant calf has died on Ringling’s watch. Urge the circus to end its breeding program now!

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Barry R. Kirshner Wildlife Foundation Slapped With $5,000 in Fines

The roadside zoo left animals to languish in 100-degree heat and denied them veterinary care.

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Solitary Confinement: Bad for Kids, Bad for Dogs

It’s time to end ALL solitary confinement.

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What’s Ringling Really Up to at Its ‘Conservation Center’?

A damning new report makes it clear that the use of chains and bullhooks is standard operating procedure at Ringling’s elephant compound in Florida.

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Professional NFL Player Is Proudly 'Plant Powered'

"Leaner," "lighter," and "faster" are words NFL player Griff Whalen uses to describe himself since choosing to go vegan two years ago.

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Animals Frozen Alive, Crudely Gassed at Petco, PetSmart Supplier

Small animals were deprived of basic care, terrorized by cats, and gassed en masse in a cooler at a supplier to PetSmart and Petco. Act Now!

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Experimenters Perform Frankenstein-Like ‘Head Transplants’ on Animals

Experimenters cut animals’ heads off and suture them onto the bodies of others. The bodies remain fully or partially paralyzed, and the animals soon die.

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Will OdySea Aquarium’s New Restaurant Keep Fish Off Its Plates?

PETA is offering to help the Scottsdale, Arizona, aquarium dish up delicious faux-fish fillets.

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Sharon Osbourne Exposes Cruel Chinchilla-Fur Trade ©StarMaxInc.com

Sharon Osbourne Stopped Wearing Fur—and This Is Why

After learning about the immense suffering of animals in fur production, Sharon Osbourne swore off anything with fur or fur trim. Watch her horrifying exposé.

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Hollywild Animal Park Slapped With Nearly $19,000 Penalty for Animal Welfare Violations

Hollywild Animal Park is fined by authorities for filthy enclosures and denying animals adequate veterinary care.

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16 Food Trends That Prove 2016 Is #TheYearOfVegan

Innovation, technology, and compassion are driving this year’s top food trends.

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The Denver Broncos' Chris Harris Jr. Takes on a Cold Weather Challenge

The Denver Broncos' Chris Harris Jr. endures the cold like a "backyard dog" and makes an important plea on behalf of dogs left outside.

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Filthy Poultry Farms Breed Fatal Flu. Tofu Factories Don’t.

An outbreak of bird flu has prompted Indiana officials to order the deaths of more than 400,000 chickens and turkeys. See the billboard PETA plans to place in response.

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PETA in Action

  • Husky Whisked to Safety
    Husky Whisked to Safety
    We made sure that this handsome husky, who was found wandering the streets, got to the safety of an animal shelter.
  • Seagull Saved Thanksgiving Morning
    Seagull Saved Thanksgiving Morning
    We ensured that this seagull, who was found injured by the side of the road on Thanksgiving morning, was taken to a reputable wildlife rehabilitator.
  • Chimpanzee Rescued and Sent to Sanctuary
    Chimpanzee Rescued and Sent to Sanctuary
    After Lisa Marie was stolen from her mother shortly after birth, forced to perform for humans and spent years locked inside a cramped basement cage. PETA helped secure her rescue and retirement at a sanctuary.
  • Dog Hit by Car Quickly Rescued
    Dog Hit by Car Quickly Rescued
    This sweet dog was left to suffer by the side of the road after being hit by a car, but we persuaded local animal control to come to his aid right away.
  • Bird Freed From Glue Trap
    Bird Freed From Glue Trap
    We got this bird, who was found stuck to and struggling on a glue trap, freed by using vegetable oil and then transferred to a rehabilitator.
  • This Chicken Gets TLC
    This Chicken Gets TLC
    After over a month of treatment for Dorothy's wounded wing at PETA's shelter, she has found a loving home with a PETA staffer and will be joining four other rescued chickens on a vegan farm.
  • Scared Stray Transported to Safety
    Scared Stray Transported to Safety
    With a PETA staffer's help, this terrified and adorable stray was transported to safety.
  • Elderly Bears Rescued From Defunct Roadside Zoo
    Elderly Bears Rescued From Defunct Roadside Zoo
    When PETA heard about four elderly bears who had been languishing for decades in tiny pens, we arranged for their transfer to a reputable sanctuary.
  • Flightless Dove Rescued
    Flightless Dove Rescued
    We ensured that this dove, who was discovered languishing on the ground and unable to fly, found his way to a reputable rehab facility.
  • Turtles Sent to Safety
    Turtles Sent to Safety
    These turtles were whisked to safe hands after a PETA staffer found them abandoned outside a vacated home.
  • Veterinary Care for Neglected Pony
    Veterinary Care for Neglected Pony
    PETA ensured that this pony, incapacitated by grossly neglected hooves, received veterinary care, and the animal's negligent custodian was ultimately held accountable.
  • Oreo Adopted
    Oreo Adopted
    We sprang into action to get this dog, named Oreo, who was chained outdoors and was going to be bred, to a reputable animal shelter. She was adopted in less than a week!
  • Seal Pup Saved
    Seal Pup Saved
    When PETA was alerted to an unweaned seal pup who seemed to be in distress, we coordinated a rescue with the local stranding center.
  • Squirrel Transported to Safety
    Squirrel Transported to Safety
    With the help of a PETA staffer, this baby squirrel who was found languishing was stabilized overnight and given to experts for rehabilitation.
  • Baby Rats Handed Over to Experts
    Baby Rats Handed Over to Experts
    We got this abandoned nest of baby rats, found inside a car scheduled for maintenance, whisked to a reputable wildlife rehabber.
  • Cat Freed From Fishhook
    Cat Freed From Fishhook
    PETA's mobile clinics veterinary staff assisted this sweet cat, Maddix, who had somehow managed to get a fishhook embedded under the skin of his leg.
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