22 Victories for Animals Exploited for Entertainment in 2022

PETA celebrated major wins for exploited animals in 2022, including a successful nationwide search for a chimpanzee and taking down a “Tiger King” villain in court.

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Universal Studios Hollywood to End ‘Animal Actors’; PETA Hopes Orlando Will Follow

The end of “Animal Actors” at Universal Studios Hollywood reflects the fact that audiences no longer find the use of animals in live shows acceptable or entertaining.

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Victory! American Greetings Ends Sales of Demeaning Chimpanzee Cards After PETA Campaign

American Greetings, the second-largest greeting card company in the world, has confirmed that it no longer sells greeting cards with demeaning images of chimpanzees.

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Grin or Grimace? Greeting Card Association Posts PETA Primatologist’s Position

The Greeting Card Association is helping to expose the dark side of what were once thought of as “silly cards.”

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PETA’s ‘Horses’ Protested HBO’s ‘The Gilded Age’ in the Wake of Whistleblower Reports Alleging Mistreatment

After a horse allegedly died on the set of HBO’s “The Gilded Age,” PETA has received more damning whistleblower reports. Here’s what we know, and what we’re doing about it.

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VIDEO: Alan Cumming Gives Update on Tonka, Chimpanzee Rescued by PETA

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Tonka the chimpanzee—rescued earlier this year by PETA from a cramped cell in a Missouri basement—is recovering at a Florida sanctuary.

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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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Alan Cumming Doubles PETA’s Reward to Find Missing Costar

Alan Cumming has doubled PETA’s reward for information leading to the discovery of the whereabouts of Tonka the chimpanzee.

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Here’s Why Using Horses in Film and TV Is Wrong

Oscar-nominated film “The Power of the Dog” misses the mark by exploiting animals on- and off-screen. Here’s why it’s wrong to use horses in film.

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‘The Witcher’ Is Monstrous to Animals—Here’s How

While Geralt is hunting monsters, he should go after the dealers who rent out animals to be used in shows like “The Witcher.”

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Goodbye, Tai: PETA Laments Death of Elephant Forced to Perform in Movies, TV

Tai the elephant—beaten and exploited for human entertainment and forced into numerous film and TV productions—has died. PETA mourns the life she was denied.

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Happy Birthday, Popi! See the Rescued Orangutan Celebrate in Her True Sanctuary Home

A pineapple smoothie, a watermelon cake, and guests who want only the best for the birthday girl—once exploited, Popi has cause for celebration.

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

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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Monkey Exhibitor Involved in Jeffree Star, James Charles PR Stunts Gets Slapped With USDA Citation

Following a tip from PETA, officials cited a monkey exhibitor after a cruel PR stunt involving James Charles, Jeffree Star, and others.

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Hey, Ryan Murphy: Animals Don’t Belong in Film and TV!

PETA Germany created this mind-blowingly realistic gorilla using CGI. So we’re here to say—if a nonprofit can do it, so can Hollywood!

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