The U.S. District Court of the Western District of Oklahoma ordered Jeff Lowe to pay PETA $2,539.05 and his wife, Lauren Lowe, to pay $6,851.92 for having to compel them to a deposition and to provide lion husbandry records. This is just one of the many court victories that are bringing an end to Jeff Lowe’s and G.W. Zoo’s exploitation of animals. Our upcoming lawsuit aims to prevent harm or harassment of animals protected by the Endangered Species Act, including at a facility that Lowe plans to create in Thackerville, Oklahoma.
“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