Former Performing Bears Start New Lives at Sanctuary

Thanks to PETA, two bears who were carted around the country for years with Steeple’s Bears have started new lives at the Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch in Texas. The bears had been forced to pose for photos and perform confusing and even painful tricks, but they are now finally able to nap in the woods and explore vast stretches of natural terrain.

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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