Quintana Roo, Mexico, Prohibits Wildlife Exhibitions in Public Spaces

The state of Quintana Roo, Mexico—one of the top tourist areas in the country—has prohibited wildlife exhibitions in public areas, which will prevent many wild animals from being forced to pose for photos with tourists. This success was the result of a combined effort led by PETA Latino and Mexican animal rights group Animal Heroes.

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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