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VIDEO: Trainer Attacked While Forcing Tigers to Perform at Italian Circus

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A video of a tiger attacking a trainer during a live circus show is yet another cautionary tale that no one should have needed.

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5 Shocking PETA Investigations That Sparked Major Action for Animals in 2022

See some of the shocking findings that PETA’s investigations uncovered—and how our work helped animals in 2022.

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Animals WERE Harmed: How American Humane Has Failed Animals

“No animals were harmed”? We disagree. PETA’s video reveals why you shouldn’t trust American Humane labels.

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Photos: Police Arrest ‘Husky’ at PETA Protest Against F1’s Iditarod Ties

The rest of this weekend’s protests in Austin, Texas, against F1’s ties to the deadly Iditarod will go full steam ahead at Circuit of the Americas.

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Woody’s Menagerie Owner Buys and Sells Animals and Has a History of Sending Them to Slaughterhouses

This shady intermediary of the roadside zoo industry buys and sells animals and has a history of sending them to slaughter. Take action against roadside zoos!

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The Results Are In! The Winners of PETA’s 2020 Oscat Awards Are …

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Every year, PETA honors the actors, directors, writers, and others who advocate for animals through film. Here are the winners of the fourth annual Oscats!

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PETA: Birth of Beluga Whale at SeaWorld San Antonio Is Nothing to Celebrate

Workers violated Luna, forcibly impregnating her to create a living prop for the park’s shows. She rejected her first baby. Now this one, her fourth, is doomed to a life of suffering.

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Huge Progress! PETA’s Horse-Doping Investigation Changes Racing as We Know It

The first-ever federal oversight of medication dosage in horse racing just passed, and it all started with one PETA investigation.

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Lila the Tiger and 9 Others Who Deserve So Much Better Than Waccatee Zoo

Tigers are known for their unique coat patterns, which (in nature) help them camouflage themselves. But at Waccatee Zoo, Lila no longer looks like a tiger—she’s almost bald.

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SNL: Jason Bateman Introduced Us to Mikey—Here’s the Chimpanzee’s Real Story

Thanks to PETA and other animal rights activists, if “Saturday Night Live” filmed its “monkeys throwing poop” skit today, exploiting Mikey or other chimpanzees wouldn’t be an option.

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Progress for Horses! California Horse Racing Board Toughens Thyroid Drug Rules

PETA blew the lid off horse trainer Steve Asmussen’s misuse of thyroxine. Now, the California Horse Racing Board is taking action to curb abuse of the powerful prescription drug.

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These Folks Learned the Hard Way: Big Cats Are Dangerous Predators

Never support any venue that allows tourists to interact with tigers, leopards, or other big cats. Here’s how ones that do put everyone involved at risk.

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The Red Lantern: A Deathless Dogsledding Video Game? Get Real

Makers of The Red Lantern call their video game “story-driven.” But by including a “Dogs Always Live” setting, they’re sugarcoating more than 150 real dogs’ tragic stories.

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Animal Rights, Not Rides! PETA Campaign Saves Horses and Camels at Giza Pyramids

Your voice makes a difference! Electric cars and buses will replace the egregiously abused horses and camels forced to haul tourists at the Giza pyramids.

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WATCH: Bear Snaps at Handler Mid-Circus, Is Beaten With a Shovel

It’s not shocking that a bear would lash out after being beaten, and it’s appalling that animals are still being exploited and abused for entertainment in 2020.

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