Photo of the Day: ‘Skeletons’ Wouldn’t Be Caught Dead in Animal Skins

Published by Angela Henderson.

Spotted on Fifth Avenue this week:


Just in time for Halloween, a group of PETA “skeletons” descended on the busy streets of New York to remind shoppers to leave down, fur, leather, and wool out of their shopping bags.

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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