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Mon(k)ey Talks

dawkinswatch / cc Sharp-eyed PETA intern Elijah spotted a couple of recent news stories that show (once again) how much we have in common with our primate cousins—monkeys, in …

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Comic Strip Creator Opposes Cruel Cat Labs

Animals—from horses to birds as well as those killed for their fur, skin, and flesh—have a friend in Dan Piraro, creator of the wonderfully offbeat internationally syndicated cartoon Bizarro. …

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Woody Harrelson Bashes Hometown Cat Killers

earthfirst / CC Oscar-nominated, Emmy-winning actor—and animal defender extraordinaire—Woody Harrelson might have played the laid-back Carson Wells in No Country for Old Men, but he was almost as mad …

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Misery for Monkeys in Wisconsin Laboratory

The year was 1989. Grandpa Bush moved into the White House. Actor/dolphin protector Hayden Panettiere was born. And most Americans had never even heard of the Internet. That same …

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Manila Zoo’s Lone Orangutan Dies

Photo © Rommel Manuel   Since 1981, Sisi had been incarcerated at the Manila Zoo. Although orangutans are tree-dwelling animals, Sisi was forced to live much of her life …

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UConn Health Center Drops Cruel Medical Training

July 2009 After PETA’s Laboratory Investigations Department (LID) learned about a University of Connecticut Health Center medical training course in which cats were having hard plastic tubes repeatedly forced down …


Ad Agency Big Fuel to Leave Great Apes Out of Ads

July 2009 PETA spoke with executives at Big Fuel Communications to alert them about the abuse that great apes endure when they are used in the advertising industry. After learning …


Florida Medical Conference Ends Cruel Surgeries on Pigs

July 2009 PETA’s Laboratory Investigations Division learned that live pigs were being cut up for training in various gynecological surgeries and suturing techniques at the American Society for Women’s Health …


King of Pop’s First Hit Could Help Rats

gossipcheck / CC Since Michael Jackson’s passing on Thursday, there have been hundreds of news stories ranging from how he influenced just about every musician performing today to how …

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‘Flygate’ Versus Pig Abuse Convictions

247wallst / CC PETA is always determined and serious in our efforts to raise awareness about—and to stop—animal suffering. Sometimes, our methods are loud, boisterous, and even a little …

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Turkey Abusers Convicted: One Jailed!

animalvegetablemiracle / CC Late last year, some factory-farm employees got their pink slips from Aviagen Turkeys, Inc. in response to PETA’s undercover investigation, which documented that workers were breaking …

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Goats Treated Like Garbage at Fort Lewis

militaryplaques / CC This is hot off the press, folks. We just heard from an Army medic today that several goats who had been used in a trauma training …

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Oo-Rah! Military Tackles Cruelty to Animals

deathpenaltyinfo / CC In a move that is waaaay long past overdue, a military panel has recommended adding cruelty to animals to the Uniform Code of Military Justice, which …

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Medical Experts Shoot Down Military Experiments

Through the Freedom of Information Act, the Physician’s Committeee for Responsible Medicine (PRCM) has obtained video footage of several Department of Defense military trauma training exercises. In training exercises …

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Ingrid to Puerto Rico: Stop the Monkey Business

Did you catch PETA President Ingrid E. Newkirk on CNN Headline News last night? She was on Issues With Jane Velez-Mitchell to speak out against plans to build a …

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