PETA Helps Rescue Two Bears, a Llama, and Six Emus From Waccatee Zoo
PETA and The Wild Animal Sanctuary rescued two bears, one llama, and six emus from Waccatee Zoo in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, in May 2023.
Victory! Top Sponsors Pull Sponsorships of the Hadi Shrine Circus
Victory! Top sponsors have pulled their support of the Hadi Shrine Circus, which still uses elephants and other animals in its cruel acts.
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.
Sunrise Side Owner James Svoboda’s License Permanently Revoked for Litany of AWA Violations
James Svoboda’s days of roadside exhibition are over! Discover how PETA helped animals he abused and learn how you can take action for others like them.
A Rescue for the History Books: PETA Rescues 72 Animals From Tri-State Zoological Park
In the biggest roadside zoo rescue in PETA history, PETA and animals won against Tri-State Zoological Park.
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PETA Celebrates the End of USDA’s ‘Teachable Moments’
The USDA’s “teachable moments” proposed that there was a learning curve to treating animals humanely. PETA breaks down why this system was such a failure.
Forced to Perform, Bear Attacks Worker in Room Full of Children in China
An Asian black bear attacked a worker during an event in China largely attended by young children. Animal acts are dangerous for all and must end.
Feds Take Aim at Bearadise Ranch After TV Crew Feeds 300-Pound Bear
After receiving a tip from PETA, the USDA slapped Bearadise Ranch owner Monica Welde with a critical citation and an official warning.
How Many More Cubs Will Die Before Oswald’s Bear Ranch Shapes Up?
Oswald’s Bear Ranch didn’t rescue any bears in 2021. But the Michigan tourist trap did purchase cubs from animal dealers. Half of those cubs are now dead.
Woody’s Menagerie Owner Buys and Sells Animals and Has a History of Sending Them to Slaughterhouses
This shady intermediary of the roadside zoo industry buys and sells animals and has a history of sending them to slaughter. Take action against roadside zoos!
PETA’s New Video Exposes ‘Tiger King 2’ Villain Tim Stark’s Cruelty to CubsRIGHT: © Washington County Sheriff's Office
A new PETA video includes footage of baby big cats who died at Tim Stark’s facility following declawing surgeries. Learn more about this “Tiger King 2” player.
Oswald’s Bear Ranch No Longer Legally Permitted to Offer Cub Petting Until 2026
PETA has notified the Michigan Department of Natural Resources that Oswald’s Bear Ranch is no longer legally permitted to offer cub petting until at least 2026.
Remember Dolly, the 76th Bear PETA Rescued? See Her and Her Fox Friends Reveling in Sanctuary Life (Video)
PETA rescued Dolly the bear and three foxes from Sunrise Side Nature Trail and Exotic Park, a now-defunct roadside zoo. See them loving their new massive naturalistic habitats.
Joaquin Phoenix, a True ‘Brother Bear,’ Sticks Up for Bears in Traveling Show
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.
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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“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