Iditarod Mushers Openly Show Cruel Treatment—What Do They Do off Camera?

The 2022 Iditarod is over, but these photos reveal how mushers treat their dogs when not racing—chaining them outside in extreme weather.

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‘Doc’ Antle Indicted on 6 Counts of Wildlife Trafficking

“Tiger King” villain Bhagavan “Doc” Antle is now facing charges for state wildlife trafficking, cruelty to animals, and money laundering.

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SeaQuest Fort Worth: Here’s Why You Should Avoid This Crummy Mall Aquarium at All Costs

SeaQuest Fort Worth is a crummy mall aquarium in Texas that has repeatedly put wild animals and the public in danger. Here’s what you can do about it.

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VIDEO: Fatal Tiger Mauling Is a Reminder to Skip Roadside Zoos

These cruel attractions put visitors and staff at risk—and the animals they exploit for profit are doomed to a life of abuse and neglect.

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Rock and Roll Icon Joan Jett Calls Out SeaWorld During Annual Meeting

SeaWorld doesn’t give a damn about its bad reputation—or dolphins—and Joan Jett and PETA have something to say about it.

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Orangutan at Indonesian Zoo Grabs Teen Who Jumped Barrier and Allegedly Taunted Him


One wannabe social media influencer learned an important lesson about teasing animals after an orangutan he allegedly taunted decided to fight back.

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Tonka, the Once-Missing Chimpanzee Rescued by PETA, Arrives at Sanctuary

Tonka, a chimpanzee who went missing nearly a year ago and was rescued by PETA last week, has safely arrived at an accredited sanctuary.

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Win for Horses! New York Says ‘Neigh’ to $450 Million Horse Racing Industry Ask

Legislators finally said “no” to the greedy New York horse racing industry. Help PETA make this victory the first of many for horses used in racing.

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Breaking News: After a Long Search, PETA Finds Missing Chimpanzee Tonka ALIVE!

PETA has found the missing chimpanzee Tonka alive! He could soon be the 20th chimpanzee PETA has rescued from roadside zoos and private owners since 2013.

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VIDEO: Jamaica Zoo Employee Taunts Lion, Loses His Finger

A Jamaica Zoo worker taunted a lion, and what happened next horrified visitors. Watch the footage—and never visit a roadside zoo.

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Kentucky’s New State Regulations Prompt a PETA Push for Animal-Free Shrine Circus

PETA is pushing for animal-free Shrine circuses in Kentucky after the state adopted regulations limiting the use of endangered animals for entertainment.

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Third PETA India Investigation Exposes State of Emergency for Horses in Major City

After its third investigation into the horse-drawn carriage industry in Kolkata, PETA India issued a news release demanding immediate action for horses. See how you can help.

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Bull Escape Caught on Video Shows How Dangerous Rodeos Are for Everyone

One terrified party involved in this California Rodeo was forced to participate in the event: the bull. Help PETA ban “sports” that harm bulls like him.

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Save a Horse—Ride a Horseless Carriage! Charleston Business Unveils City’s First Electric Carriage

Save a horse—ride a horseless carriage! See what a Charleston business owner did to help horses exploited in his city.

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SeaQuest Trumbull Continues to Put Animals and Children in Danger: Here’s Why You Should Stay Away

Children and animals are put in danger at SeaQuest Trumbull. Recently, the shoddy aquarium was cited after a kinkajou scratched a child in the face.

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