For years, Grant Kemmerer frequently provided talk shows with bears, primates, big cats, and other wild animals and allowed prohibited direct contact between the animals and members of the public, including Robert and Bindi Irwin, Jimmy Fallon, George Stephanopoulos, and Wendy Williams. However, after PETA alerted New York authorities to these violations, they denied Kemmerer’s license to exhibit wild animals in the state until at least 2023!
“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