Chili’s Is Changing Children’s Placemats to Help Wild Animals?

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What did parrots, monkeys, and Chili’s children’s placemats have in common that required a change? PETA has the compassionate scoop.

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Why Whisker Trimming and Mane Pulling Are Cruel to Horses

Did you know that horses have whiskers? Horse whiskers are commonly shaved off, and their manes are often pulled just so they’ll look a certain way.

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See What PETA Did to Shut Down a Horrific Swiss Experiment on Birds

A Swiss experimenter wanted to drill holes into the skulls of birds in preposterous and deadly experiments—until PETA scientists helped shut him down.

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Artist Depicts a Cow’s Face Using Rice, Making a Powerful Statement

Can rice art depict a cow so effectively that it wins your heart? Watch this short time-lapse video to discover more reasons to love these gregarious grazers.

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Reuters Report: Top Federal Official Steps Down Following PETA Exposé

After PETA obtained documents that show how U.S. Department of Agriculture leaders failed beagles at Envigo, a top official is leaving!

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

What Happens to Your Body When You Go Vegan?

There are short- and long-term benefits to ditching meat, eggs, and dairy. If you’re curious about what happens to your body when you go vegan, read on!

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How AI and VR Are Saving Animals From Experiments

The use of new technology could lead to one of the biggest breakthroughs in scientific research: an end to experiments on animals.

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CeeLo Green Finds Out the Dangerous Way: Animals Aren’t Entertainment

CeeLo Green got bucked off a spooked horse at a party—and it’s a reminder that animals are not ours to exploit for entertainment.

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How to Answer if Someone Asks, ‘Why Do People Hate PETA?’

Hating on PETA won’t change the facts: Countless animals are suffering, and we have the power to help them.

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Victory! Hudson’s Bay Joins Saks Fifth Avenue on a Growing List of Fur-Free Companies

Following a push from PETA and our supporters, Hudson’s Bay joins Saks Fifth Avenue by no longer selling fur. Find out why!

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This Cow Who Escaped From a Brooklyn Slaughterhouse Will Live in Peace at a Sanctuary

See what happened after this young cow escaped from a slaughterhouse and roamed the streets of Brooklyn.

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There’s Something Rotten at Red River Farm—Will You Dare to Sing Along?

Harry Potter actor and vegan Jessie Cave and a group of singing “animals” put on a show you’re not likely to forget.

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PETA’s Baltimore Ads Speak Out for Crabs and Other Sea Life

Ingrid Newkirk is taking compassion for crabs to Baltimore airwaves in our latest ad. Plus, learn where you can get great vegan seafood in the city!

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Is PETA Propaganda? Here’s What Animal-Exploiting Industries Don’t Want You to Know

Is PETA propaganda? Or have you been misled by truly deceptive labels like “free-range” and “cage-free” eggs.

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‘Bullfighting Is Torture, Not Culture’—Kate del Castillo Speaks Up for Bulls in New Ad and Video

Actor Kate del Castillo doesn’t hold back her feelings about bullfighting in this powerful new PETA ad and video.

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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