‘Zootastic’ Cited After PETA Complaint

After PETA alerted the U.S. Department of Agriculture to goats seen hobbling on the grounds of Zootastic Park in Troutman, North Carolina, the agency cited the roadside zoo for failing to notice several other animals in the same condition, noting that the neglect could have caused “increased periods of pain and suffering.”

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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