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Mother Swan Killed and Eaten During Memorial Day Weekend; 3 Teens ArrestedFacebook / Elena Nezhdanova
After police arrested three Syracuse teens for allegedly killing a mother swan, PETA made an urgent plea to schools.
Abducting Monkeys From Forests Is Making You Sick—Here’s Why
If scientists really used reason and logic, they’d acknowledge the evidence proving why using abducted monkeys is killing their chances of finding cures.
Whatever Your Florida Plans Are, Don’t Swim With Manatees!
A swim with manatees isn’t sustainable ecotourism—it’s an industry that harms them every day of the year. Learn why you shouldn’t hit the water with these sentient beings.
Is There a ‘Dark Side’ to PETA? Board Our Starship to Shine Light on a Rebel Force
If someone asks, “What’s the dark side of PETA?” we’ve got the answer. Let us shine a lightsaber on the truth of our efforts for animal rights.
Forget SeaWorld—Visit These Places During Summer Break Instead
After nine months of homework, tests, and study sessions, you deserve to treat yourself to some summer fun. But there’s one place you should never go.
PETA Presents are a great way to share your love and help animals. Send a personalized e-card to celebrate moms you love or any other special person in your life!
Mini ‘S’ Exotic Zoo Cited Over the Death of an Electrocuted Marmoset, Dilapidated Enclosures Following a PETA Complaint
This crummy roadside zoo touts itself as a “conservation” advocacy center—but a federal inspection following a whistleblower tip from PETA tells a much different story.
Going Vegan Is Not the Same as Going On a ‘Diet’—Here’s Why
Being vegan is a way of life—not a “diet.” While vegan foods offer health benefits, many people opt to go vegan for ethical, environmental, and humanitarian reasons.
Colombian Council Member Becomes First Politician Outside U.S. to Win PETA’s ‘Courage in Leadership’ Award
PETA has awarded Terry Hurtado Gómez, a member of the city council of Cali, Colombia, the Courage in Leadership Award. Here’s why.
8 Celebs Watched What the Wool Industry Does to Animals—Here’s How It Went
Watching celebrities react to undercover footage from the wool industry may have you taking a second look at clothing labels.
Find Out What the Monaco Grand Prix and the Iditarod Have in Common
Get up to speed on the actions that PETA U.K. has taken against Formula 1 and its connection to a deadly race.
PETA Sterilized HOW MANY Dogs at the Galax Clinic?
PETA teamed up with two other Virginia animal shelters to provide 150 dogs with free spay/neuter surgeries, vaccinations, and microchips at two of its mobile clinics in Galax, Virginia.
Never Be Silent About Animal Neglect: Seedy Store Selling Reptiles Gets Shut Down
Visited a neglectful reptile store before but didn’t know how to speak up? Learn how one individual got over 300 animals removed from a hellhole in Plymouth.
PETA-Backed Network Is Saving Thousands of Animals in Ukraine
Check out how PETA Germany and a network of advocates are helping animals in war-torn Ukraine.
PETA Uses AI to Help Breathing-Impaired Dog Breeds and Cows Abused for Milk
Curious about PETA’s first AI-generated ad images? Learn why artist Shad Clark used AI to create these striking visuals to help exploited dogs and cows.
PETA Shut Down 6 Real Experiments Worse Than Those in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’
PETA helped end real-life experiments on animals that were far worse than anything in “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3”—here’s how.
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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