Category: Big Cats
A recent incident involving a circus near Rome has sparked concern from the public—and from a local mayor—about the dangers of cruel circuses.
PETA is calling on federal authorities to terminate the licenses that keep Bhagavan “Doc” Antle’s sleazy roadside zoo in South Carolina operating.
With the end of a big-cat display at Siegfried & Roy’s Secret Garden, animal-exploiting spectacles have all but done a disappearing act from the Las Vegas Strip.
Forget the “cocaine bear”—a new incident involving a wild animal on drugs is making headlines.
Victory! Top sponsors have pulled their support of the Hadi Shrine Circus, which still uses elephants and other animals in its cruel acts.
Big Cat Habitat is run by the notorious Rosaire family, which has exploited animals in abusive circus shows for decades. Learn how you can help these animals.
A video of a tiger attacking a trainer during a live circus show is yet another cautionary tale that no one should have needed.
As circuses with animals disappear so should the exploitative imagery. PETA praises Dukal Corporation for no longer using artwork of animals in circuses on its bandages.
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.
Prior to the bill’s passage, PETA lawsuits had nearly annihilated the extremely cruel big-cat cub-petting industry by taking down the biggest players.
Everglades Exotics and Predators Unlimited rent out tigers and other animals for parties and photo shoots. Animals are not party favors, and these encounters are dangerous for everyone involved.
Following a tip from PETA, Lisa Lopez—the operator of a cruel tiger exhibit known as All Things Wild—is in hot water with federal officials.
In the biggest roadside zoo rescue in PETA history, PETA and animals won against Tri-State Zoological Park.
A Jamaica Zoo worker taunted a lion, and what happened next horrified visitors. Watch the footage—and never visit a roadside zoo.
“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