Category: Animal Actors
The writers’ and actors’ strike gives animals who are used for entertainment a much-needed break. Let’s call, “Cut!” on this exploitation.
Walmart, the largest retail company in the world, made a compassionate move for chimpanzees and other endangered great apes.
Another retail giant has followed Rite Aid and CVS in banning the sale of greeting cards that mock great apes. Urge Hallmark to follow suit!
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.
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.
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.
The Greeting Card Association is helping to expose the dark side of what were once thought of as “silly cards.”
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.
Tonka the chimpanzee—rescued earlier this year by PETA from a cramped cell in a Missouri basement—is recovering at a Florida sanctuary.
Alan Cumming has doubled PETA’s reward for information leading to the discovery of the whereabouts of Tonka the chimpanzee.
Which film is supposedly forcing horses to suffer in extreme heat in Malta? PETA sent an urgent letter to director Ridley Scott after hearing from a whistleblower.
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.
“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE
— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind