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Animals in Entertainment

Captive Dolphins Need a Full, Rich Social Life © iStock.com/Donhype

Captive Dolphins Need a Full, Rich Social Life

Drs. Ingrid Visser and Denise Herzing explore the world of these deeply intellectual and social animals and explain why life in a tank will never be enough.

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Tell LSU That Caged Tigers Don’t Belong on the Sidelines!

Urge LSU officials to make Mike VI the last of the school’s live mascots.


Zoo Officials Reportedly Shot Two Lions After Naked Man Leapt Into Cage

Two lions are dead and a man is in critical condition after a potential suicide attempt unfolds in a Chilean Zoo.

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Gods in Shackles: How Elephants Go From Their Forests to Our Chains Courtesy of Sangita Iyer, Gods in Shackles

Gods in Shackles: How Elephants Go From Their Forests to Our Chains

Behind the fancy costumes and fanfare, the captive-elephant entertainment industry is fueled by greed, power, and murder.

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Blood on the Tracks: Two Horses Die on Preakness Day © iStock.com/Roberto A Sanchez

Blood on the Tracks: Two Horses Die on Preakness Day

These horses are just two of an estimated 24 who experience fatal breakdowns at tracks across the country every week. You can help stop this!

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Urge the San Antonio Bowl Association to ‘Remember the Alamo’ and Not Support SeaWorld!

Please urge the San Antonio Bowl Association to stop supporting SeaWorld until the orcas are safely transitioned to seaside sanctuaries.


Ailing Captive Elephant Nosey Reportedly Snaps, Bites Handler

Witnesses are reporting that Nosey the elephant snapped and bit a handler.

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Victory! Bull Stabbing ‘Festival’ Finally Banned

After years of efforts by animal advocates, bulls will no longer be chased and stabbed to death in the Toro de la Vega “festival.”

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VICTORY: Barbaric ‘Toro de la Vega’ Bull Stabbing Festival Finally Banned!

A horrific annual “festival” in which men on foot and horseback pursue and stab a terrified young bull to death, has just effectively been banned!


Marine Mammals Lose Great Friend Mark Berman, ‘The Bermanator’

PETA reflects on Mark Berman’s three decades of winning victories for captive marine mammals.

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Animal Abusers, Beware! PETA Is on the Case © iStock.com/NEALITPMCCLIMON

Animal Abusers, Beware! PETA Is on the Case

When zoos, circuses, and other animal exhibitors flout the law, we take action.

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Orlando Church Bans Use of Live Animals in Sermons!

Church in the Son in Orlando, Florida has now vowed not to use live animals again!


Urge Wilmington Blue Rocks to Cancel Cruel ‘Monkey Rodeo’ Events

The Wilmington Blue Rocks, a minor league baseball team, are hosting cruel “monkey rodeo” events this summer. Please urge them to cancel these events!


Elephant Used for Tourist Rides Snaps, Kills Woman © iStock.com/compassandcamera

Elephant Used for Tourist Rides Snaps, Kills Woman

This isn’t an isolated incident.

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Dolphin Who Battled Cancer Still Forced to Entertain Tourists © iStock.com/helovi

Dolphin Who Battled Cancer Still Forced to Entertain Tourists

Bucky is near the end of his life and has spent most of it entertaining humans.

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