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Your weekly dose of “Awww!” Here are just a few of the animals who were rescued during PETA investigations

You may already know about feathers, but what else is hiding inside those McNuggets

A devoted dog puts herself in danger to stick close to her dead friend’s side in the middle of a busy road.

Research proves that baboons can learn to identify words. Which word do you think they prefer, “freedom” or “home”? 

What does your digestive tract have in common with pig feces?

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We’ve all seen the disturbing videos of cruelty to animals that brave PETA investigators have filmed, but the investigators themselves stay out of the limelight. If you would like to send a special message to them, here’s your chance.

It’s almost Earth Day—do you know how you’re celebrating yet?

New Action Alerts

Ask Circus World Museum not to host animal exhibitors who violate the Animal Welfare Act.

After you’ve read about PETA’s breaking horse transport and slaughter investigation, voice your support for the American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act of 2011.

A whistleblower leaked video footage that documented that Coast Guard members hacked goats’ limbs off with tree trimmers, pulled out their internal organs, and stabbed them, all while the animals moaned and kicked. Ask the military to replace animals in trauma training with superior human simulators.

Tell the U.S. Department of Agriculture not to slash the number of federal inspectors at chicken and turkey slaughterhouses, opening the door for more abuse of animals.

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Veg Week 2012 is upon us. Don’t let it pass you by without doing something to help animals killed for food.

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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