Dade City’s Wild Things Owner Arrested

Kathy Stearns, owner of the roadside zoo Dade City’s Wild Things, was arrested on three felony charges related to her alleged fraudulent fundraising and theft of donor funds. The charges were prompted by a PETA complaint that also led to a state civil lawsuit against Wild Things.

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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