Toronto Nightclub Cancels Plans to Host Live Kangaroos and Wallabies

July 2008

When PETA was made aware that Toronto nightclub This Is London planned to feature live kangaroos and wallabies at an Australian-themed party, we quickly called and wrote to the club”s management. We let them know that a nightclub is no place for animals, who would surely be made to endure harmful stress and confusion. The next day, This Is London informed us that after carefully considering our points, they had decided to call off their plans to feature the animals.

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