Universal Studios Theme Parks to Retire Orangutan and Capuchin Acts From Its ‘Animal Actors’ Show

March 2014

After years of pressure from PETA, NBCUniversal has agreed to drop orangutans and capuchin monkeys from its “Animal Actors” show at Universal Studios.

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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