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A Superhero for Chickens!

Written by PETA | July 1, 2008

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! Wait! It’s a plane looking to help birds—chickens, to be precise.

Beachgoers flocking (geddit?) to Panama City’s crowded beaches had something far more interesting to gawk at this weekend than women in skimpy bikinis, as an airplane hired by PETA flew overhead, towing a banner that read, “Boycott KFC Cruelty.”

Now if you’ve been following PETA campaigns for the last, oh I don’t know, 7 years or so, you’d know that this is a huge success considering we spelled all the words right this time around! Way to go, literate banner-manufacturers! (Yes, we got our money back when one banner company misspelled “dangerous”)

After reaching a landmark animal welfare agreement earlier last month that will mean better living and dying conditions for all chickens killed for KFCs in Canada (the new faux fried chicken sandwiches offered at most Canadian KFCs are even causing us to celebrate that today is Canada Day), PETA is unleashing its “air force” to turn up the heat on Canadian KFCs’ lousy, mean U.S. affiliate. Celebrities from Ryan Gosling and Pam Anderson to Sir Paul McCartney and Russell Simmons have all spoken out against KFC’s extreme abuse of chickens, but this is the first time that an airplane has “spoken up” for chickens.

Check out this picture of our superhero for chickens in action!

kfc_airplane_banner.JPGPosted by Grace Friedan

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  • getosama says:

    i received a lot of support out in front of kfc from people driving by.

  • getosama says:

    it’s not so much the eating they’re protesting here it’s the torture. i protested at my local kfc in st. james ny. an employee came out and viewed video on line on his phone after talking to me. he agrees with peta now.

  • kfc lover says:

    lol this looks like t was written by a 12 year old girl. Way to go middle school education! show those meanie heads at those big bad corporations just how wrong they are for wanting to eat animals!!!!!!!!!111!!

  • getosama says:

    i m going to start protesting at my local kfc in long island ny. whatever peta has done has reached me and i will join the fight. my kfc of choice is in a very well traveled area. and i own a rooster suit.

  • Vegedude says:

    Why is Pamela Anderson appearing as a guest housemate in Big Brother Australa that has KFC as its major tv sponsor this year ! She is the poster girl for PETA’s KFC cruelty campaign ! WTF !

  • lynda downie says:

    Beautiful demonstration!!

  • Josh Hamaton says:

    What is the password to play Super Chick Sisters to play Pamela Anderson??? I really need to known if you can tell me on this thing ok? Someone Please?

  • Pamela L. says:

    That’s what I call “A day at the beach!” Excellent work Peta I wish I had been there!

  • Pan says:

    hmm…i don’t think a plan is gonna help but its cool

  • nicole says:

    Well done PETA. thanks to your videos and actions i have even been able to convince my carnivourous partner to boycott KFC!!!

  • Kelley says:

    I have been considering the KFC campaign. I think it mught have been easier to pressure Chik Fillettheir corporate identity seems to be very caught up in Christianity. Would it not be easier to shame them into doing the morally correct thing and stop scalding terrified live birds to death??

  • How About says:

    Wouldn’t it be better to run the website http://www.KFCcruelty.com in the banner? I think many people in the context seeing that banner the way you have it may not know what “KFC” refers to and if they did would just be like oh some wierdos did that banner or they would just not get any info from it as to why to boycott or they would just think the “cruelty” is the normal typical process of slaughter and be opposed to being told to boycott. I think most people seeing that banner would either not know what KFC refers to or would make some snide chuckle and be just naturally opposed to the people who put the banner there automatically assuming the cruelty is just normal and fine and siding with eating meat vs you Peta people. At least if it had the website some people might go there out of curiosity and see the info.

  • Troy says:

    BOYCOTT KFC! MORE FOR ME TO EAT! KFC DOES SELL VEGGIES YOU KNOW PROBABLY NONORGANIC

  • Holly says:

    VERY GOOD! Keep the pressure on! Boycott KFC!!! Get them PETA!!!!!!!! Save the Chickens form cruelty and suffering… Go Vegan save up to 100 farm animals per year per person…save your health and our earth…