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Roadside Zoos Are Epically Failing Animals © iStock.com/markrhiggins

Roadside Zoos Are Epically Failing Animals

Lost fingertips, chewed-off body parts, and fights to the death are all just part of another day for animals at these sleazy roadside zoos.

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Chained Circus Protesters Take on Cruelty at the Capitol

Do bodypainted ladies standing outside get attention? You bet they do.

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Urge Circus World to End Cruel Elephant Exhibits!

Speak up for elephants now by urging the Circus World Museum Foundation’s board of directors to listen to the modern audience and end cruel and archaic elephant acts at …


Urge Groupon to Stop Promoting Cruel Animal Shows!

Please tell Groupon to leave animal-based acts out of any promotions, effective immediately.


Urge Ringling Bros. to Stop Cruel Elephant Acts NOW—Not in Three Years!

Speak up TODAY and urge Ringling to end its cruel elephant acts IMMEDIATELY.


Victory! Ringling Phasing Out Elephant Performances, but Should Elephants Spend 3 More Years in Boxcars?

Ringling agrees to pull elephants from performing by 2018, but why wait so long?

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Why Are Zoos Sentencing Elephants to Solitary Confinement?

Lonely elephants, insane bears, and dejected dogs receive help from PETA.

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Photo of the Day: Tiny Ballerinas Lead Cutest Ringling Protest Ever Photo by Cynthia King

Photo of the Day: Tiny Ballerinas Lead Cutest Ringling Protest Ever

Those nearing Brooklyn’s Barclays Center likely did a pirouette as a troupe of tiny ballerinas led more than 100 animal advocates in a protest against Ringling.

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Urge UniverSoul Circus to End Cruel Elephant Acts!

Join PETA in asking UniverSoul to make the long-overdue decision to eliminate cruel elephant acts from all future performances!


UniverSoul Circus Cited for Abusive Behavior Toward Elephant

A whistleblower reported that a handler with the circus forced an apparently fearful elephant to leave the stage by inserting a bullhook into the animal’s mouth.

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Super Bowl XLIX’s Ads: A Win for Animals ©Star Max Inc

Super Bowl XLIX’s Ads: A Win for Animals

Wowed by the Super Bowl’s mechanical lion, adorable dancing sharks, and computer generated turtle and hare? So were we!

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Will the U.S. Stand Alone in Condoning Circus Cruelty? © iStock.com/pailoolom

Will the U.S. Stand Alone in Condoning Circus Cruelty?

Mexico becomes the latest country to ban circuses that use animals.

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Hippo Dies After Months of Circus Neglect © iStock.com/Freder

Hippo Dies After Months of Circus Neglect

Carson & Barnes Circus is cited by the U.S. Department of Agriculture after an emaciated pygmy hippopotamus named Katie was found dead.

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Victory: Mexico Bans Animals in Circuses! © iStock.com/surangaw

Victory: Mexico Bans Animals in Circuses!

Mexico continues to do the right thing for animals. Circuses as well as traveling marine mammal acts are now banned.

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The Most Important Thing You Can Do for Your Pets @StarMaxInc.com

The Most Important Thing You Can Do for Your Pets

Celebrities from every genre of entertainment have partnered with PETA to spread the important message of spaying and neutering companion animals.

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