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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Animal Rights Take Center Stage in Disney’s ‘The One and Only Ivan’

Is “The One and Only Ivan” the one and only good thing to happen in 2020? Well, not quite, but find out why PETA is calling this Disney+ flick a full-on animal rights movie.

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PETA Urges Kate McKinnon, Queen Latifah to Keep Real Tigers off Screen

Find out why “Tiger King” prompted PETA to send an urgent letter to Queen Latifah, and learn more about steps we’re taking keep animals out of Hollywood.

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VIDEO: Suffering, Neglect, and Death at Hollywood Animal Supplier

Dogs held in stacked kennels, animals crammed into closets, and a baby mountain lion who died: THIS is why PETA wants animals left out of film and TV productions.

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Reality TV Star Smacks Horse With a Hammer—PETA Wants an Investigation

On a recent episode of “River of No Return,” reality star Ron Ens shocked viewers when he struck a tethered horse with a hammer.

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BREAKING: Bird Dies in Actor’s Hands on Set of ‘Them That Follow’

Cameras were rolling when a bird reportedly died in “Them That Follow” actor Alice Englert’s hands on set—a needless reminder that animals aren’t entertainers.

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Hollywood Animal Trainer Settles Baseless Lawsuit Against PETA, Pays Up!

After a baseless lawsuit, animal trainer Paws for Effect settles by paying PETA and agreeing not to exhibit wild animals, who suffer the most for film and TV.

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What Detective Pikachu Would Find If He Investigated REAL Animal Trainers

When audiences file out of “Pokémon Detective Pikachu,” PETA hopes they’ll consider the pain and suffering experienced by real animals used for film and TV.

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PETA’s Secret Spy Pen Makes Whistleblowers Out of Top Oscar Nominees

PETA is giving this year’s top Oscar nominees the chance to blow the whistle on cruelty to animals with the gift of a stealth spy pen.

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Top 4 Reasons to Add ‘Mowgli’ to Your Netflix Queue

From keeping wild animals off set to depicting a hunter who gets his due, “Mowgli” is a treat for movie buffs and animal advocates alike.

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Dog and Chimpanzee Beaten to Force Them to Perform for Reality Show

PETA Asia called for a boycott of a new reality TV show in China called “We Are Friends” after receiving footage of abuse behind the scenes.

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