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Animals in Entertainment

At Long Last: No More Elephants in Ringling Bros. Circus!

Ringling Bros. is no longer forcing animals to perform. Now let’s get lions, tigers, and other animals out of the circus, too.

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Justin Bieber Poses With Abused Tiger © iStock.com/Strekoza2

Justin Bieber Poses With Abused Tiger

We’re calling on Justin and his family never to use animals as selfie props or party entertainment again.

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Rescued! Chimpanzee’s Solitary Confinement Comes to an End

It’s a whole new world for Joe, a chimpanzee who has been held in captivity since the day he was born.

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VICTORY! Urge the Mobile Zoo to Retire Joe to an Accredited Sanctuary

Thanks to pressure from PETA’s Endangered Species Act lawsuit and the nearly 85,000 supporters who signed an action alert calling for Joe the chimpanzee’s retirement, Joe has been moved …


Urge the Missouri Primate Foundation to Retire 17 Chimpanzees to Accredited Sanctuaries!

Seventeen chimpanzees are languishing in small, filthy cages at a notorious former chimpanzee-breeding facility called the Missouri Primate Foundation. Speak up today!


GRAPHIC: Zebra Beheaded and Fed to Tigers at Norway Zoo © iStock.com/guentergini

GRAPHIC: Zebra Beheaded and Fed to Tigers at Norway Zoo

The zoo admitted that they killed the animal because they had too many.

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Melha Shrine Circus Goes Animal-Free, Receives a Big Thank-You From PETA © iStock.com/Kyslynskyy

Melha Shrine Circus Goes Animal-Free, Receives a Big Thank-You From PETA

Further proof that crowds don’t want to see elephants, tigers, and other animals abused for cheap thrills

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Are Orcas at SeaWorld Suffering From PTSD?

Even though SeaWorld has stopped breeding orcas, it’s life as usual in the cramped tanks.

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Feds Order Notorious Exhibitor to Pay $66,000 for Animal Welfare Act Violations © iStock.com/compassandcamera

Feds Order Notorious Exhibitor to Pay $66,000 for Animal Welfare Act Violations

Following a PETA complaint, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has issued a penalty to Lancelot Kollman Ramos for neglecting an elephant and illegally selling animals.

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Urge Nasdaq to Ban Companies That Exploit Animals!

Ask Nasdaq to make the compassionate decision not to promote companies, such as UniverSoul, that are founded on abuse, captivity, and exploitation.


Meet Bernard, the Robotic Bear Who Talks to Tourists About His Life

Actor Casey Affleck gives a voice to Bernard—former prisoner of a roadside zoo—to let people know about his horrendous living conditions and his new life.


Casey Affleck’s Latest Role? Saving Bears

PETA’s newest robotic animal will tour the country in behalf of bears—and Casey Affleck has something to say about it.

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Overworked Elephant Drops Dead After Giving Rides to Tourists © iStock.com/compassandcamera

Overworked Elephant Drops Dead After Giving Rides to Tourists

People, PLEASE. Leave animal abuse off your travel itinerary.

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You Won’t Believe How SeaWorld Has Treated Penguins © iStock.com/Joey Sabate

You Won’t Believe How SeaWorld Has Treated Penguins

It isn’t only orcas who suffer at SeaWorld.

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Alfonso Herrera Gives You an Inside Look at Suffering at SeaWorld

Sense8 star Alfonso Herrera goes to SeaWorld to expose how animals suffer at the company’s San Diego facility.

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