After PETA alerted the U.S. Department of Agriculture to a video posted on Facebook showing Zootastic Park owner Scottie Brown exhibiting an apparently distressed juvenile tiger at a public event, the agency cited the North Carolina roadside zoo for two violations of the federal Animal Welfare Act.
“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