Big E Fair Goes Elephant-Free

For the first time in years, The Big E Fair in Springfield, Massachusetts, was elephant-free. After Beulah the elephant died there in 2019, fair organizers were contacted by PETA, more than 175,000 of our supporters, and local residents.

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“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