Victory! Williamsport Crosscutters Agree Never to Host Another Monkey Rodeo

After receiving letters from PETA supporters, the Williamsport Crosscutters, a Minor League Baseball (MiLB) team in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, agreed never to feature monkey rodeos at their ball park again. Having hosted the rodeo in July, they are the first MiLB team to make such a pledge.

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— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind