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UPDATED: Victory! Portland Aquarium Closes Its Doors © iStock.com/Thurston Photo

UPDATED: Victory! Portland Aquarium Closes Its Doors

The deathtrap for marine animals is shutting down.

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‘Christmas’ Penguins Dressed Up, Exploited as Photo Props in Japanese Park © iStock.com/RapidEye

‘Christmas’ Penguins Dressed Up, Exploited as Photo Props in Japanese Park

A disturbing video showing a group of penguins dressed in Christmas outfits and being corralled for photo ops has gone viral.

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Over 300 Layoffs Show SeaWorld’s Ship Is Sinking Faster

The major cuts are no surprise considering that its attendance and revenue continue to tank.

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Kentucky Derby Champion Saved From Slaughter © iStock.com/Roberto A Sanchez

Kentucky Derby Champion Saved From Slaughter

Despite being a world-famous champion, Charismatic’s days could have been numbered after he was retired from breeding in Japan.

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Exposed: New Film Slams Dog Sledding © iStock.com/DevidDO

Exposed: New Film Slams Dog Sledding

A new documentary shows how dogs who are forced to pull sleds live and die in abject misery.

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Ja! German Travel Agencies Stop Offering Trips to SeaWorld

Thanks to PETA Germany, travel agencies in Deutschland are saying “nein” to SeaWorld, too.

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5 Ways PETA Asia Became an Animal Rights Groundbreaker in China

Circuses have been raided, and millions of people online can’t look away. PETA Asia is on fire.

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Big-Cat Exploiter Is a Big Loser on the Vegas Strip © iStock.com/chuvipro

Big-Cat Exploiter Is a Big Loser on the Vegas Strip

Big-cat exploiter Dirk Arthur’s days in Vegas have come to an end.

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Crowd Screams in Terror as Lion Circus Act Turns Deadly © iStock.com/Francois6

Crowd Screams in Terror as Lion Circus Act Turns Deadly

The lion has been pulled from performing, but it’s unclear what will happen to him next.

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Watching This Chimpanzee Experience Virtual Reality Will Crush You

How would you feel if you were stuck inside a foreign virtual world?

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Meet Corky: the Saddest Orca in the World

Courtney Stodden gets emotional as she talks about SeaWorld’s confinement of Corky, the saddest orca in the world .


Corky Lost Baby After Baby After Baby … Courtney Stodden Tells Her Story

Courtney Stodden tells the story of Corky, who is the saddest orca in the world —and it’s easy to understand why.

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UPDATE: Two Belugas Die at the Vancouver Aquarium Within 10 Days

After two beluga deaths at the Vancouver Aquarium occurred this month, city organizers may let the public vote on whether to end whale captivity.

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Update: Infamous Marineland Faces Five Counts of Animal Abuse © iStock.com/fotolinchen

Update: Infamous Marineland Faces Five Counts of Animal Abuse

Marine life aren’t the only animals suffering at this park.

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Missouri Primate Foundation Is a Foul End for Chimpanzees

Missouri Primate Foundation is the filthy home of a woman named Connie Braun Casey. Sixteen chimpanzees are kept in cages and in an addition built onto her home.

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