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Victory! Elephant Rides Banned

farm2.static / CC After finding out that Renninger’s Farmers and Flea Market in Mount Dora, Florida, was offering rides on a female African elephant named Nosey, we immediately contacted …

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Ringling Case: Elephants Await Verdict

livinggallery / CC Today, lawyers gave their closing arguments in the court case involving Ringling’s use of steel-barbed bullhooks and shackles on the elephants it forces to perform. Over …

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Will Tiger Woods Go Naked for PETA?

Considering that Tiger Woods’ life is essentially a media circus, we hope that the superstar golfer can relate to the plight of his namesakes in the circus. That’s why …

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Ellie Elephant Goes to School

Most kids love animals, but not all kids are aware of the horrors that elephants and other animals in circuses face, so PETA and Ellie Elephant decided to tell …

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Shrine Circus Elephant Ride Injures 12 Kids

portland / CC Twelve children were treated by paramedics on Saturday when an elephant who was being forced to give rides at the Indiana State Fairgrounds bumped into the …

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Ringling’s Head Honcho in Hot Water

As the highly anticipated trial concerning the abuse of elephants by Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus rolls on, Kenneth Feld, the head of the company that owns …

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Wilmer Valderrama’s Anti-Circus Awesomeness

OK, it’s official—we’re wild about Wilmer. Feztastic on That 70s Show, unforgettable in Fast Food Nation, and smooth as hell as the dude in charge of doling out disses …

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Who’s Been Sleeping in Your Bed?

webshots / CC You don’t have to answer that. But answer this: What do you get when you cross a lemur, a monkey, and an alligator named Bob? If …

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No Elephants in Britney’s ‘Circus’

signonsandiego / CC Unless you’re a die-hard Britney Spears fan and regular visitor to her Web site, you heard it here first: The top-secret stage design plans for Britney’s …

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A Police Officer Never Forgets

whatismatt / CC Blayne Doyle, a retired Florida police officer, had several harrowing experiences during his many years on the force. He was shot and stabbed and was involved …

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The Veronicas Singer is Fierce on Fur

freewebs / CC We were blown away when we read that Jess Origliasso, one-half of the gorgeous pop duo The Veronicas, feels the way she does about the nasty …

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Spirit Airlines Is NSFW

We approached Spirit Airlines about buying ad space for our G-rated and quite cute “Let Birds Keep Their Wings” ad, which promotes going vegetarian. After Spirit offered us some …

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Catch That Recycling Truck!

Going green is on everyone’s mind lately—but unfortunately, Indiana is having trouble in that area because of a severe shortage of another type of green … Basic recycling programs …

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PETA Warns of Dangerous Predators in Water

sharkinfo / CC San Juan Capistrano has its swallows and Austin has its bats, but who knew that Singer Island, Florida, has its sharks? Lifeguards have reported seeing a …

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Why Is This Dog Standing on a Teepee?

  Because it’s the only way he can get out of the mud! Fortunately, this South Carolina dog and two dozen others are now high and dry—literally—thanks to the …

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