Ohio Bear Rescue

PETA partnered with the Ohio Department of Agriculture to rescue more than a dozen bears who were relinquished to the agency after their keepers failed to comply with Ohio’s tough new exotic-animal ownership laws. The bears were retired to The Wild Animal Sanctuary in Colorado, where they’ll have acres to roam in a naturalistic environment.

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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