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Dog Dies in Airport Warehouse—PETA Wants Cargo Company Held Responsible

Alliance Ground International is reportedly complicit in transporting monkeys to their deaths in laboratories. And it just let a dog die in an airport warehouse.

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Arrival of 500 Puppies—38 Reportedly Dead—in Canada Speaks to Bigger Issue

This “horror show” is evidence of a widespread problem: Millions of American dogs are euthanized each year, yet thousands are shipped from overseas, adding to the death toll.

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Want Some Good News? Take a Look at PETA’s Victories So Far in 2020

PETA is going full steam ahead to make the world a brighter place. See all the ways we’ve helped animals in just the first three months of the year.

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What You Should Do After Watching National Geographic’s ‘The Hot Zone’

It’s been 30 years since 1989’s Ebola-Reston crisis, yet Air France still ships monkeys to the U.S. and laboratories like Covance still torment and kill them.

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Photos: ‘Dying Monkey’ Begs Russia Not to Send Primates to Mars

A striking protest outside the Russian Embassy in London today urged Russia’s space agency to abandon its unethical “monkeys on Mars” mission.

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Good News! Portuguese Airline Bans Cruel Animal Shipments


TAP Portugal confirmed that it will no longer ship shark fins, hunting trophies or animals destined for laboratories after hearing from PETA.

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See How Berliners React to Monkey Sounds Coming From This Mysterious ‘Air France’ Cargo Crate

A street action by PETA Germany captures just how uneasy most members of the public feel when they learn about Air France’s secretive primate shipments.

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Jane Goodall Asks UPS to Stop Shipping Animal Trophies

The iconic African wildlife defender penned a letter to the company urging it to stop shipping the carcasses of exotic animals.

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How Do Monkeys End Up in Labs? See the Haunting Photos

Life is hell for monkeys in laboratories—and so is the journey to get there.

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Victory! Japan Airlines Stops Shipping Monkeys to Labs

Japan Airlines joins virtually every major airline in the world in banning these cruel shipments.

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Air France and Three Other Companies Exposed at Their Own Meetings

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Paris is the City of Love, but Air France’s annual meeting was full of anything but.

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WATCH: This April Fool’s Joke in Paris Airport Leaves Air France Red-Faced

Cruelty is no laughing matter, but sometimes playful tactics are the best way to get a compassionate message across.

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Unexpected Air France Flight Announcement Informs Passengers About Cruel Monkey Shipments

The announcement was heard by all passengers, who received leaflets on the treatment of transported monkeys. Many Air France fliers, including crew members, had questions for the activists.

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Airline Taking Monkeys to Laboratory Leaves Them Starving, Bloodied

As reported in “The New York Times,” PETA is calling for action after an airline is cited for denying monkeys food and water and letting them get injured.

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The Holiday Gift That Air France Probably Wishes It Could Return

Air France is the only major airline that’s willing to ship primates to laboratories, so it’s the only one that PETA presented with a gift this holiday season.

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— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind