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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Imprisoned at Marineland, Lone Orca Appears to Bash Her Head Against Tank Over and Over (VIDEO)

The sight and sounds of Kiska the orca as she appears to bash her head against the glass of her small Marineland tank will haunt you, as will the rest of her heartbreaking story.

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Dolphin Drowns, Other Animals Die From Trauma: PETA Exposes the Miami Seaquarium

Six animals, including three dolphins, endured horrific deaths at the Miami Seaquarium in just over a year, and the public deserves answers.

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Poll Shows 91% of New Yorkers Never Go to Race Tracks—Yet Horses Keep Dying

New York tracks rake in $250 million in state subsidies annually—even though 90% of the state’s residents never go to the races.

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Dangerous, Hands-On Encounters; Customers Bitten by Big Cats: PETA Exposes Zoological Wildlife Foundation

At least three humans have been bitten by dangerous wild animals at the Zoological Wildlife Foundation. Here’s why you should stay away from there.

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Feds Crack Down on Roadside Zoos After PETA Blows Whistle on Baby Exotic-Cat Abuse

Exotic-cat cubs are torn away from their mothers to be used for photo ops when they’re just hours, days, or weeks old. You can help these animals.

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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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PHOTOS: See PETA Supporters Make a Bold Splash for Orca Lolita in Miami

PETA protesters are making a splash in Miami to mark the 51 years that have passed since humans abducted the orca Lolita from her ocean home.

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Bob Baffert Impersonator Crashes the Racing Hall of Fame Ceremony

PETA’s Bob Baffert impersonator has a giant syringe, a poppy seed bagel, and a whole host of excuses for his drug violations.

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

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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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PETA Slams South Korean Officials for Erasure of Racehorse Slaughter Records

From October 2020 to June 2021, more than 900 horses were killed in South Korea. The Korea Racing Authority doesn’t want anyone to know their identities.

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Club Med Makes Clean Getaway From ABUSEment Parks

After working with PETA France, Club Med is joining a growing list of companies adopting stronger animal welfare policies by refusing to promote marine parks, bullfights, elephant rides, tiger-cub encounters, and more.

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