San Antonio Zoo Lets Egrets Stay

June 2014

After learning that the San Antonio Zoo hastily removed more than 230 egret nests, which resulted in the death of at least four egrets, PETA campaigned to stop the zoo from removing more birds from the site. The zoo decided to wait until after nesting season to make the site less attractive to the birds.

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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