Bans SeaWorld, Elephant Rides, and Wild-Animal Circuses

After hearing from PETA and more than 300,000 of our supporters about the egregious cruelty inherent in elephant rides, made the compassionate move to ban not only these rides but also aquariums that hold dolphins and whales captive (including SeaWorld) as well as performances and direct interactions with certain wild-animal species. Help keep victories coming for animals suffering in the tourism industry by urging the few travel companies that still offer elephant rides to drop them.

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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