North Carolina Nissan Dealership Pulls the Plug on Animal Displays

April 2005

After hosting a display that featured tiger cubs and later hearing from PETA about the cruelty to animals and dangers to people associated with such exotic-animal displays, the general manager of Don Williamson Nissan in Jacksonville, North Carolina, has announced that his dealership has “no intention” of hosting another live-animal exhibit in the future.

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