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5 Shocking PETA Investigations That Sparked Major Action for Animals in 2022

See some of the shocking findings that PETA’s investigations uncovered—and how our work helped animals in 2022.

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Campaign Updates: Harvard’s Sensory-Deprivation Experiments on Monkeys

Torn away from their mothers, baby monkeys in this laboratory cling to cloth “surrogates.” Some have had their eyes sewn shut. Read what PETA’s doing to end this torment.

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Michigan Roadside Zoo Fined Thousands After PETA Alerts USDA

At Indian Creek Zoo, workers left animals in dangerous enclosures and failed to provide them with vital veterinary care.

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PETA to COP15: Solve the Biodiversity Crisis, Stop the Monkey Importation Pipeline

As COP15 gets underway, PETA urges participants to consider ending the importation of monkeys to laboratories to help stem the biodiversity crisis unfolding worldwide.

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PETA Files FTC Complaint Over Injuries to Visitors, Staff at SeaQuest Aquariums

Animals die and humans are injured at SeaQuest aquariums—yet the company markets itself as safe and family-friendly. That’s why PETA is asking the FTC to get involved.

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Bigotry begins when categories such as race, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, or species are used to justify discrimination.

L.A. Parks and Rec Ends Forced Pony Rides in Griffith Park!

After comments from the public, the department decided not to renew Griffith Park Pony Rides and Petting Zoo’s contract. Elderly ponies were forced to work for hours in sweltering heat.

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Victory for Goats! Victoria’s Secret Confirms Ban on Cashmere

Victoria’s Secret just made a huge difference for goats: After PETA met with company representatives and shared information about cashmere, the chain confirmed a ban on the material.

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PETA Fielded Calls From Dallas to Detroit to Help Animals This Fall

On an average day, PETA’s Cruelty Investigations Department receives dozens of phone calls reporting cases of animal abuse. Here’s what happens next.

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PETA President’s Public Shower Highlights Meat’s Devastating Role in Drought

Are your meals drying up the planet? Ingrid Newkirk pulls back the curtain on the harm wrought by animal agriculture by lathering up in the middle of a busy street.

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Deck Your Family’s Tree With a Message to Help Animals

PETA Kids’ free printable craft will enable you to help your children share the ways they want to change animals’ lives in 2023.

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Parents: Count Down to Christmas With These 12 Ways to Help Animals

Looking for fun activities to fill winter break? Grab the glue stick and some construction paper and show your kids how to help animals have a holly jolly Christmas.

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PETA Latino Hosts Weekend Spay/Neuter Event in Cancún

PETA Latino’s Cancún event may have prevented the birth of more than 2,000 animals in the next 12 months alone!

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SeaWorld Just Secretly Shipped 24 Dolphins to Abu Dhabi

Learn the names and histories of the 24 dolphins SeaWorld just shipped thousands of miles across the globe.

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Seedy SeaQuest Aquarium Chain Loses Sam’s Club Support

Celebrate a PETA victory for animals! Read why Sam’s Club is the first major company to cut ties with SeaQuest, and learn how you can help.

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PETA Tip Leads to Cruelty-to-Animals Charges for Guinea Pig Breeder

At this guinea pig hellhole, a breeder allegedly left animals without water or veterinary care. Now, she has been charged following a tip from PETA.

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“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