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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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How Did Dogs ‘Saved From Euthanasia’ End Up Dead?

How Did Dogs ‘Saved From Euthanasia’ End Up Dead?

Posted on June 30, 2014 | Written by Jennifer O'Connor

A gruesome discovery in a Tennessee barn has provided yet another example of how animals suffer and die when shelters become desperate to avoid euthanasia.

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PETA to Marietta Mayor: Don’t Let Hot Weather Claim Another Life

PETA to Marietta Mayor: Don’t Let Hot Weather Claim Another Life

Posted on June 30, 2014 | Written by Jennifer O'Connor

The death of a Georgia toddler in a hot car prompts PETA to try to prevent more tragedies.

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Gunn Fight: Tim Gunn Calls Out Cruel, Homophobic Horse Carriage Industry © StarMaxInc.com

Gunn Fight: Tim Gunn Calls Out Cruel, Homophobic Horse Carriage Industry

Posted on June 27, 2014 | Written by Michelle Kretzer

In our weekly celebrity news round-up, NYC carriage drivers are under the Gunn, Billy Joel refuses to tickle the ivories, and a Vivienne Westwood show goes to the hogs.

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What’s a Monkey Doing in First Class?

What’s a Monkey Doing in First Class?

Posted on June 27, 2014 | Written by Jennifer O'Connor

A “monkey” takes over first-class during Air France’s launch of its new luxury cabins.

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Do You Live in One of the 10 Most Obese Cities in the Country?

Do You Live in One of the 10 Most Obese Cities in the Country?

Posted on June 27, 2014 | Written by Michelle Kretzer

Is your city battling the bulge?

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Sunder Blossoms in His New Home (Photos and Video)

Sunder Blossoms in His New Home (Photos and Video)

Posted on June 25, 2014 | Written by PETA

Before his rescue, the elephant was abused and in isolation. Now he has friends of his own species, gets coconuts for treats, and splashes around in a natural pond!

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Steer Survives Being Set on Fire, Owner Still Plans to Slaughter Him © FreeImages.com/Goat_Girl

Steer Survives Being Set on Fire, Owner Still Plans to Slaughter Him

Posted on June 25, 2014 | Written by Michelle Kretzer

Despite sizable offers to buy a long-suffering steer and send him to a sanctuary, his owner still plans to slaughter him because that was the “original plan.”

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Toronto: From ‘Hogtown’ to ‘Porcine Paradise’? © iStock.com/ChrisPethick

Toronto: From ‘Hogtown’ to ‘Porcine Paradise’?

Posted on June 25, 2014 | Written by Michelle Kretzer

It was called “the bloodiest of businesses,” and now it is closed.

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Fireworks Wreak Havoc With SeaWorld’s Captives ©tammylo

Fireworks Wreak Havoc With SeaWorld’s Captives

Posted on June 24, 2014 | Written by Caitlin Kustes

SeaWorld’s nightly fireworks displays bombard animals who have no way to escape the onslaught.

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Facebook Banned PETA’s Picture―But You Can Still See It Here

Facebook Banned PETA’s Picture―But You Can Still See It Here

Posted on June 24, 2014 | Written by Michelle Kretzer

Facebook says that our photo didn’t follow its “community standards.” Did we go too far? You decide.

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As ‘Rock Lobster’ Turns 35, Fred Schneider Asks People to Let Lobsters Rock On

As ‘Rock Lobster’ Turns 35, Fred Schneider Asks People to Let Lobsters Rock On

Posted on June 20, 2014 | Written by Michelle Kretzer

The animal rights history of the iconic B-52s song may surprise you.

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