After hearing from PETA about the suffering that animals endure at SeaWorld—including how the abusement park crams orcas into cramped, barren tanks in which they gnaw on metal gates in frustration and often die decades short of their natural life expectancy—Snickers confirmed that it’s no longer a sponsor of company. It joins several other former official partners—such as Hyundai, Mott’s, Panama Jack, and Southwest Airlines—that have severed ties with SeaWorld.
“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