After PETA and the Animal Legal Defense Fund sued Pymatuning Deer Park in Pennsylvania, claiming that animals protected under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) had endured mistreatment there, the notorious roadside zoo retired eight animals in its custody to The Wild Animal Sanctuary in Colorado, including birds, lemurs, and three big cats.
“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE
— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind