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Lobstickle Obstacle: Company Drops Linda Bean

Lobstickle Obstacle: Company Drops Linda Bean

Posted on July 8, 2014 | Written by Alisa Mullins

The “lobstickle’s” days may be numbered after food-service company Delaware North drops Linda Bean.

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What Went on Behind the Scenes of ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’? Photo credit: WETA TM and © 2014 Twentieth Century Fox Film

What Went on Behind the Scenes of ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’?

Posted on July 8, 2014 | Written by Michelle Kretzer

In a case of life imitating art, the filmmakers opted to protect primates.

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Angler Hooks Shark, Shark Bites Man: Time to Ban Fishing © iStock.com/cdascher

Angler Hooks Shark, Shark Bites Man: Time to Ban Fishing

Posted on July 7, 2014 | Written by Paula Moore

After a juvenile great white shark struggling to get free from an angler’s hook bites a swimmer, PETA calls on the mayor to ban fishing off the pier permanently.

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India Bans Foie Gras

India Bans Foie Gras

Posted on July 7, 2014 | Written by Alisa Mullins

India becomes the first country to ban the import of foie gras.

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Beluga Whale Dies at SeaWorld

Beluga Whale Dies at SeaWorld

Posted on July 4, 2014 | Written by Ashley Palmer

If there’s a heaven, Ruby’s in it—and if not, nothingness beats living in misery at SeaWorld as this beluga has done for the past 17 years.

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Cher Is Dressed to Kill… SeaWorld’s Profits © StarMaxInc.com

Cher Is Dressed to Kill… SeaWorld’s Profits

Posted on July 3, 2014 | Written by Michelle Kretzer

In celebrity news, Cher is “dressed to kill” on tour and ready to kill SeaWorld’s profits, Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting has a new love, and more.

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Chief Saunooke Bears: Life After Rescue

Chief Saunooke Bears: Life After Rescue

Posted on July 3, 2014 | Written by Ingrid Newkirk

One year after being rescued from a decrepit roadside zoo, see how the bears are doing now.

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Craving Something Sweet? Meet Licorice

Craving Something Sweet? Meet Licorice

Posted on July 2, 2014 | Written by Alisa Mullins

If you’re looking for a guilt-free indulgence, put down the chocolate and take home this sweetie pie of a cat.

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Value All Life–Go Vegan, PETA Urges OK After Hobby Lobby Ruling

Value All Life–Go Vegan, PETA Urges OK After Hobby Lobby Ruling

Posted on July 2, 2014 | Written by Heather Moore

In the wake of the Hobby Lobby Supreme Court victory, PETA hopes to place its “Killed at 7 Weeks” ad in Oklahoma, urging people to protect all life.

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Hog Hell: You Have to See It to Believe It (Photos)

Hog Hell: You Have to See It to Believe It (Photos)

Posted on July 1, 2014 | Written by Alisa Mullins

Know anybody who would be interested in adopting a pig? We have 12 in need of rescue, so fire up your Facebook account and get the word out!

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Lolita’s Friends Push Forward With Lawsuit Over Seaquarium’s License ©Terrell C. Newby, Ph.D.

Lolita’s Friends Push Forward With Lawsuit Over Seaquarium’s License

Posted on July 1, 2014 | Written by Michelle Kretzer

PETA, the Animal Legal Defense Fund, and the Orca Network are circling the wagons again to fight for Lolita’s freedom.

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Why Is This Soccer Player Sporting Nothing But Tats?

Why Is This Soccer Player Sporting Nothing But Tats?

Posted on July 1, 2014 | Written by Paula Moore

USA soccer player Tim Howard shows animals some love—and some ink.

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UPDATE: 43 Violations in a Year and a Half at Mobile Zoo Rani © Alan Abraham

UPDATE: 43 Violations in a Year and a Half at Mobile Zoo

Posted on July 1, 2014 | Written by Alisa Mullins

Decrepit roadside menagerie cited by feds after former employee comes forward with allegations of neglect.

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Do Trapped SeaWorld Patrons Now Have Empathy for Animals? © Free Morgan Foundation

Do Trapped SeaWorld Patrons Now Have Empathy for Animals?

Posted on June 30, 2014 | Written by Caitlin Kustes

Nearly 50 of the visitors at SeaWorld San Diego got a taste of how the park’s captive animals live.

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Progress! China Allows Some Cosmetics to Be Marketed Without Animal Tests iStock.com/Antagain

Progress! China Allows Some Cosmetics to Be Marketed Without Animal Tests

Posted on June 30, 2014 | Written by Michelle Kretzer

As of today, cosmetics companies in China will have the option not to test their products on animals.

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