Following PETA Outreach, WestJet Ends Its Support of SeaWorld

After hearing from PETA and more than 160,000 of our members and supporters about SeaWorld’s long history of animal mistreatment—including how the company crams orcas into tiny, barren concrete tanks in which they gnaw on metal gates in frustration and often die decades short of their natural life expectancies—WestJet removed all references to the marine park from its website and promotional materials. The airline joins dozens of other compassionate companies that have ended their support of SeaWorld. Urge Sunwing to be the next!

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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