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Elephants Chai and Bamboo Need Your Help Now More Than Ever!

Please add your name to this petition urging Seattle’s mayor and city council stop the transfer of Chai and Bamboo to the Oklahoma City Zoo!


Baby Bear in Solitary Confinement

Bailey was born at the Cherokee Bear Zoo, a notoriously cruel facility in North Carolina. When she was just a baby, she was torn away from her mother and …


Don’t Miss Morgan Spurlock’s Latest Exposé © StarMaxInc.com

Don’t Miss Morgan Spurlock’s Latest Exposé

Morgan Spurlock takes on zoos in his latest investigation.

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Whistleblower Reports Apparently Injured, Distressed Animals at Roadside Zoo

A whistleblower has contacted PETA to report dangerous working conditions, apparently injured animals, and animal attacks on humans at G.W.

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PETA Demands Action After 30 Captive Animals Die in Fire, Cold Weather © iStock.com/chuvipro

PETA Demands Action After 30 Captive Animals Die in Fire, Cold Weather

It was a deadly week for animals in captivity.

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Orangutan Declared a ‘Person’ by Argentine Court ©iStock.com/Fosna

Orangutan Declared a ‘Person’ by Argentine Court

An Argentine court rules that an orangutan held captive for two decades at the Buenos Aires Zoo should be sent to a sanctuary.

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Chai and Bamboo Have Earned Their Retirement—but Will They Get It?

The Woodland Park Zoo should do the right thing and send elephants Chai and Bamboo to a sanctuary.

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Why Is a Convicted Felon Running a Zoo? © iStock.com/theDman

Why Is a Convicted Felon Running a Zoo?

Ever wonder what would happen if you put your hand in a tiger’s cage? A Florida construction worker finds out—the hard way.

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12 of PETA’s CREEPIEST Ads

From sexy scales to oozing wounds … celebrities have donned both in chilling campaigns to make the case against cruelty to animals.

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Misty Upham for PETA

In a candid and heartfelt interview with PETA, actor Misty Upham—whose mesmerizing performance in Frozen River garnered rave reviews—expresses her dismay over a wide range of animal issues, including …


9 Animals Driven Insane

Zoochosis is a disturbing psychological condition. This is what it looks like.

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PETA Calls Out USDA Over Lame Elephants, Insane Bears, and Dead Birds Photo Frame © iStock.com/happyfoto; Fail Stamp © iStock.com/Leontura

PETA Calls Out USDA Over Lame Elephants, Insane Bears, and Dead Birds

Can the feds be publicly shamed into taking action for animals?

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Your Next Facebook Share: Zoos Are Usually NOT Educational

Zoos have long tried to hide the cruelty of captivity behind a mask of “conservation education.” But a new study shows that learning is usually not the outcome.

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West Virginia Wesleyan College Cancels Plans for Petting Zoo

September 2014 After PETA contacted the college and explained why having a petting zoo at its Alumni Weekend—which is scheduled for this October—would be a bad idea, the school …


Feds Crack Down on Sleazy Zoos

See how the PETA Foundation’s Captive Animal Law Enforcement Division’s work prompts action.

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