Injured Raccoon Rescued in Norfolk

October 2004

PETA came to the rescue of an injured raccoon with the help of the Norfolk Fire Department. The raccoon had a tin can stuck on his head, had climbed a tree for safety, lost his balance, fell more than 30 feet and then climbed the tree again. The raccoon is now in safe hands and recovering with a wildlife rehabilitator.

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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