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Gorilla Pays With His Life for Others’ Negligence © iStock.com/miroslav_1

Gorilla Pays With His Life for Others’ Negligence

Posted on May 29, 2016 | Written by Jennifer O'Connor

The death of a gorilla at the Cincinnati Zoo exemplifies the cruelty of captivity.

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Japan’s Oldest Elephant Dies After Decades Alone © iStock.com/compassandcamera

Japan’s Oldest Elephant Dies After Decades Alone

Posted on May 27, 2016 | Written by Angela Henderson

She hadn’t seen another elephant in years.

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Goat’s Valiant Escape From Laboratory Ends in Tragedy © iStock.com/Andyworks

Goat’s Valiant Escape From Laboratory Ends in Tragedy

Posted on May 27, 2016 | Written by Dr. Alka Chandna

After a goat escapes from horrifying “acute cartilage injury” experiments at the University of Iowa, the college is cited for violating federal animal welfare law.

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The Worst-Performing Major Theme Park in North America Is …

The Worst-Performing Major Theme Park in North America Is …

Posted on May 26, 2016 | Written by Michelle Kretzer

This attendance graph looks like the trajectory of a skydiving jump.

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The Case of the Las Vegas Orangutan Beater Continues to Make History © iStock.com/luxiangjian4711

The Case of the Las Vegas Orangutan Beater Continues to Make History

Posted on May 26, 2016 | Written by Jennifer O'Connor

Cages and beatings are routine for ape “actors”—and that’s why we’ll never give up until every great ape is out of show business.

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Why Do These Cows Have Holes Drilled Into Their Sides?

Posted on May 26, 2016 | Written by Angela Henderson

This is not OK.

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60 Percent of Orca Deaths at SeaWorld May Result From Infection

60 Percent of Orca Deaths at SeaWorld May Result From Infection

Posted on May 26, 2016 | Written by Angela Henderson

The orcas aren’t dying from old age at SeaWorld.

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Drop the Flyswatter: Insects Are Conscious © iStock.com/Sarawuth123

Drop the Flyswatter: Insects Are Conscious

Posted on May 25, 2016 | Written by Paula Moore

A new study suggesting that insects are conscious shows why we should always err on the side of compassion.

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Captive Dolphins Need a Full, Rich Social Life © iStock.com/Donhype

Captive Dolphins Need a Full, Rich Social Life

Posted on May 25, 2016 | Written by PETA

Drs. Ingrid Visser and Denise Herzing explore the world of these deeply intellectual and social animals and explain why life in a tank will never be enough.

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Cat Miraculously Survives Blow-Dart Shot to the Face

Cat Miraculously Survives Blow-Dart Shot to the Face

Posted on May 25, 2016 | Written by Danny Prater

We’re offering up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever is responsible.

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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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