Rabbits’ Skins Saved

January 2009

After hearing from a whistleblower that students in an animal science class at a Texas high school were forced to kill and skin rabbits, PETA’s Laboratory Investigations Department immediately contacted the school’s principal with information about teaching methods that don’t involve animals. The school has announced a permanent end to the rabbit killings.

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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