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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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!

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PETA’s New Video Exposes ‘Tiger King 2’ Villain Tim Stark’s Cruelty to Cubs

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Sophie the Bear Cub: Was Her Start to Life Just as Heartbreaking as Her Oswald’s Bear Ranch Death?

After being confined on harmful concrete floors and used as a photo prop, Sophie was shot and killed after escaping Oswald’s Bear Ranch. But how did her life begin?

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Wildly Dangerous California Event With Live Bear Prompts PETA Call to the Feds

It bears repeating: Animals are not ours to use for entertainment. PETA has alerted the feds after a dangerous California event featured a live Kodiak bear.

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PETA Blows Whistle on Shady ‘Baby Animal’ Event in Which Bear Cubs Were Kept in Box

PETA is calling on the feds to investigate Idaho-based animal exhibitor Yellowstone Bear World after a recent “baby animal” event in Utah raised eyebrows.

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A ‘Public Nuisance’ for Humans, Hell for Animals: PETA Sues Pymatuning Deer Park

This notorious roadside zoo’s alleged mistreatment of big cats, lemurs, and other animals violates the Endangered Species Act, so PETA’s taking it to court.

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PETA’s ‘Pants on Fire’ Awards—10 Companies That Deceive Consumers

These companies are master manipulators, but PETA’s turning up the heat on each and every one of them with this year’s “Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire” Awards.

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