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Giant Dinosaur Attacks DC

For reals. The thing is about 25 feet tall, all told, and he’s pretty tough to miss (I did a classic double take when I caught a glimpse of …

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March Madness: We Have a Winner!

Well, April is the cruelest month, so this is a perfect time to officially recognize 2008’s cruelest man in academia. Through four grueling rounds against some of the most …

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TMZ Tackles the Nuances of Animal Rights Philosophy

First of all, let me say that I’m a big fan of TMZ. They’re a hell of a lot of fun to read, and (most importantly), they cover stories …

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Offset Al Gore!

Here’s how this works: By neglecting to address the number one cause of global warming, Al Gore—as one of the world’s most prominent environmental advocates—is arguably doing a fair …

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U.S. lags waaaaaay behind Europe on animal testing

The Washington Post has just released an investigation into the shocking lack of progress that exists in U.S. government policies on animal experimentation. The Washington Post began its own …

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March Madness: The Nightmare Continues

We’re almost there, folks. If it’s any consolation, this is just as unpleasant for me as it is for you, but we’ve started this thing, so we need to …

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“O” No They Didn’t: The AKC, Puppy Mills, and Oprah

After Oprah aired a hard-hitting exposé of puppy mills last week, the folks at the American Kennel Club had the audacity to publicly praise the show, while they were …

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Jack Hanna’s Keynote Address to Animal Experimenters

LightTheNight / CC Professional wildlife pimp Jack Hanna is at it again, this time in the last place you’d expect to find someone who professes to care about the …

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Charlton Heston Dies

In case any of you missed it, actor and gun-enthusiast Charlton Heston died over the weekend. So anyone who’s been patiently waiting in line to try and pry the …

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A Message From Ingrid Newkirk

April 4 marks the 40th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination. As we reflect on the violent killing of a man who stood for peace and equality, it’s …

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March Madness: Fatal Four!

The votes are in, and the contest is getting even more intense, as the four remaining universities square off in this week’s Fatal Four! We’ve had some nailbiting upsets …

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Oprah on Puppy Mills

Oprah Winfrey is going to be tackling puppy mills on her show today, so be sure to check it out (or Tivo it) if you get a chance. Puppy …

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Yale Cancels Pro-Animal-Testing Lecture for Kids

April 2008 When PETA learned that Yale University had invited experimenter Marina Picciotto to present a speech showing children “the importance of working with experimental animals for devising new ways …


Monkeys Escape Brain Experiments

April 2008 When PETA learned that six monkeys at New York’s Lehman College who were slated for retirement at a sanctuary were instead sold to New York University (NYU) for …


Mice and Frog Experiments Stopped at University in Taiwan

April 2008 Thanks to a courageous whistleblower, PETA convinced National Taiwan University College of Medicine to cancel several cruel experiments, including an outdated pharmacology experiment in which students would inject …