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Leather’s Grisly Secret: See How PETA Asia Made Shoppers’ Jaws Drop

Leather’s Grisly Secret: See How PETA Asia Made Shoppers’ Jaws Drop

Posted on May 24, 2016 | Written by Craig Shapiro

Shoppers in Bangkok came for the merchandise. They left knowing about the suffering that goes into clothing and accessories made of exotic skins.

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Why Was This Compassionate Shareholder Barred From Prada’s Annual Meeting?

Why Was This Compassionate Shareholder Barred From Prada’s Annual Meeting?

Posted on May 24, 2016 | Written by PETA

Outside the meeting, protesters posed with life-size model ostriches. Inside, one shareholder was barred from using their voice to demand that Prada ditch exotic skins.

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You’ll Flip for Pancake

You’ll Flip for Pancake

Posted on May 24, 2016 | Written by Lindsay Pollard-Post

If you like cats the way you like your flapjacks—sweet, irresistible, and, well, “fluffy”—you’ll flip for Pancake.

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What? Indy 500 to Celebrate 100th Race and Taking Babies From Their Moms

What? Indy 500 to Celebrate 100th Race and Taking Babies From Their Moms

Posted on May 24, 2016 | Written by Michelle Kretzer

The Indy 500 race will celebrate 100 years by tearing babies away from their mothers. Not because the moms are bad—it’s not personal. It’s just a business deal.

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Chicago Fire Department Nabs Award For Rescuing Dog Stuck in Bathtub

Chicago Fire Department Nabs Award For Rescuing Dog Stuck in Bathtub

Posted on May 23, 2016 | Written by PETA

After PETA alerted them to the Chihuahua’s plight, the 16-person crew sprang into action.

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Zoo Officials Reportedly Shot Two Lions After Naked Man Leapt Into Cage

Zoo Officials Reportedly Shot Two Lions After Naked Man Leapt Into Cage

Posted on May 23, 2016 | Written by Danny Prater

Two lions are dead and a man is in critical condition after a potential suicide attempt unfolds in a Chilean Zoo.

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Gods in Shackles: How Elephants Go From Their Forests to Our Chains Courtesy of Sangita Iyer, Gods in Shackles

Gods in Shackles: How Elephants Go From Their Forests to Our Chains

Posted on May 23, 2016 | Written by Michelle Kretzer

Behind the fancy costumes and fanfare, the captive-elephant entertainment industry is fueled by greed, power, and murder.

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Blood on the Tracks: Two Horses Die on Preakness Day © iStock.com/Roberto A Sanchez

Blood on the Tracks: Two Horses Die on Preakness Day

Posted on May 21, 2016 | Written by PETA

These horses are just two of an estimated 24 who experience fatal breakdowns at tracks across the country every week. You can help stop this!

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Feds Slap Santa Cruz Biotech With Largest Fine in USDA History © iStock.com/mordalez

Feds Slap Santa Cruz Biotech With Largest Fine in USDA History

Posted on May 20, 2016 | Written by PETA

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reported that the facility must pay a $3.5 million penalty and stop using animals to make antibodies.

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Ailing Captive Elephant Nosey Reportedly Snaps, Bites Handler

Ailing Captive Elephant Nosey Reportedly Snaps, Bites Handler

Posted on May 20, 2016 | Written by Michelle Kretzer

Witnesses are reporting that Nosey the elephant snapped and bit a handler.

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PETA Helps Humans as Well as Other Animals © iStock.com/neneos

PETA Helps Humans as Well as Other Animals

Posted on May 20, 2016 | Written by Jennifer Bates

Pope Francis asks for compassion for all living beings—and we agree.

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Victory! Bull Stabbing ‘Festival’ Finally Banned

Victory! Bull Stabbing ‘Festival’ Finally Banned

Posted on May 20, 2016 | Written by PETA

After years of efforts by animal advocates, bulls will no longer be chased and stabbed to death in the Toro de la Vega “festival.”

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Human Harassment May Have Cost This Baby Shark His Life © iStock.com/Osluz

Human Harassment May Have Cost This Baby Shark His Life

Posted on May 20, 2016 | Written by Angela Henderson

A witness said that a group of swimmers were holding him by his tail.

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Hero Dog Who Saved Little Girl From Rattlesnake Gets Care Package From PETA

Hero Dog Who Saved Little Girl From Rattlesnake Gets Care Package From PETA

Posted on May 20, 2016 | Written by PETA

When a Florida family saved this shelter dog’s life, they never dreamed he would return the favor.

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Marine Mammals Lose Great Friend Mark Berman, ‘The Bermanator’

Posted on May 19, 2016 | Written by Lisa Lange

PETA reflects on Mark Berman’s three decades of winning victories for captive marine mammals.

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