PETA’s 76th Bear Rescue Is in the Books—Dolly and Fox Family Are Finally at a Real Sanctuary

The sun’s set on Sunrise Side, the now-defunct roadside zoo where an injured bear was neglected and a lion bit off part of a visitor’s finger. If Oswald’s Bear Ranch were clued in, it’d fold, too.

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9/11, 20 Years Later: PETA Remembers With the Rest of the World

Like many others, we here at PETA are filing through our memories of September 11, 2001: the chaos, the fear, the sorrow—and amid it all, people helping others, including animals.

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Dr. Biruté Galdikas Tells NIH: Monkey Brain-Damage Surgeries Are ‘Pointless,’ Must End

“The world has marched on and left unimaginative repetitive studies of no particular value, like Dr. Murray’s, behind in the dust.”

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‘Humane’? ‘Stress-Free’? New PETA Billboard Shoots Holes in Turkey Company’s Flimsy Attempts at Humane Washing

Does a farmworker’s simulation of masturbation with a dying female bird sound “humane” to you? PETA’s new billboard invites folks to see the undercover footage and decide for themselves.

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Lion-Killing Physical Therapist From Missouri Lured Mopane From Hwange Park Using an Elephant Carcass (Report)

In a murder hauntingly similar to Cecil’s, a Missouri physical therapist reportedly paid to lure Mopane from Hwange Park using an elephant carcass then maim and kill the beloved lion.

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PETA Applauds Progress in South Africa as Officials Move to Protect Lions

PETA, World Animal Protection, and other advocacy groups are recognizing the major progress being made for lions, who are used in South Africa’s trophy-hunting industry.

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Joaquin Phoenix, a True ‘Brother Bear,’ Sticks Up for Bears in Traveling Show

The “Bears of Bearadise Ranch” exhibitor is using the connection between bears she exploits and “Brother Bear” as advertising. But the film’s star has a different perspective, one of empathy.

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Victory! After Years of Dedicated Effort, PETA Secures a New Life for Exploited Chimpanzees

Six chimpanzees who endured years of deprivation at the defunct Missouri Primate Foundation are now safe at a lush, accredited sanctuary and will never be exploited again—thanks to PETA.

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Feds Come for Tourist Trap After PETA Sounds the Alarm on Black Bear’s Suffering

Imagine going a decade without a dental exam. For this black bear at Pocono Snake & Animal Farm—suffering from a broken tooth with the pulp painfully exposed—the nightmare is real.

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UMass-Amherst Experimenters Starve Birds, Leave Baby Mice to Drown

Mice drowned, birds starved, and fish died of overheating in laboratories at UMass-Amherst, where diabolical cruelty and fake science combine to create hell on Earth for animals.

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PETA’s Community Animal Project: Don’t Miss Midnight’s Smile, Jaxon’s Snack-Time Fort, and More

Once upon a “Midnight” dreary? Not for this smiling pup! See how PETA’s field team helped ensure that no one was weak or weary, despite rising summer temperatures.

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A Potential ‘Catastrophe’: PETA Comes for Butterball Over Whistleblower Revelations

“Super tom” turkeys, “catastrophes,” and pointless prayers—a whistleblower report has PETA urging Butterball not to pile more pain on top of the systemic abuse already inflicted on birds.

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Big Pharma Corp. Eli Lilly Refuses to Ban the Forced Swim Test

Why would Eli Lilly, the Big Pharma house behind Prozac, cling to a junk-science test its competitors have already abandoned? PETA dug into the company’s history to find out.

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A Victory That’s Been in the Works Since the ’80s: Neiman Marcus Goes Fur-Free!

After decades of pressure from persistent grassroots activists and PETA, Neiman Marcus Group will stop selling fur at Neiman Marcus and Bergdorf Goodman stores.

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Slaughterhouse Escape: PETA Friend Diane Warren Rescues Final Missing Cow

No stranger to saving animals, PETA pal Diane Warren stepped in after 40 cows escaped from a slaughterhouse. Thanks to her, the final missing cow—now found—will live at a sanctuary.

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