Category: Big Cats
No one deserves to be shocked or threatened with an electric prod, dragged by a leash, yelled at, or pinned to the floor under an abuser’s feet.
The Canada lynx is a threatened species, but a “special rule” deprives them of the protections of the Endangered Species Act. PETA and other groups are petitioning to close the loophole.
Lila, a tiger who had lost almost all her fur while trapped at South Carolina’s notorious Waccatee Zoo, has died. PETA wants answers.
Years after “Doc” Antle shipped tigers to Thailand’s decrepit Samutprakan Crocodile Farm and Zoo, he gave Nat Geo his own twisted story about the facility.
For PETA’s 40th anniversary, join us in celebrating 40 major ways we’ve helped animals exploited by circuses and roadside zoos over the past four decades.
Never support any venue that allows tourists to interact with tigers, leopards, or other big cats. Here’s how ones that do put everyone involved at risk.
“Doc” Antle was recently charged with two felony counts related to wildlife trafficking and 13 misdemeanors, including for cruelty to animals.
Confining tigers to small trailers, hauling them all over, and exploiting them for photo ops isn’t entertaining. So why is anyone still doing business with All Things Wild?
PETA just rescued three juvenile lions from Jeff Lowe’s G.W. Park—and we’re not done coming for the “Tiger King” villain and his animal-exploiting associates.
Visitors, beware! Read these shocking reviews from disgruntled people who wish they’d never bought a ticket to a dingy roadside zoo.
A woman at a Thai tourist trap was allowed to take a selfie while holding a reportedly drugged tiger’s testicles—but what’s happening in our own backyard is just as disturbing.
Following PETA’s victory, Tim Stark of “Tiger King” will no longer be permitted to abuse big cats or flout laws that protect them—a warning to the entire cub-petting industry.
The infamous Tiger Truck Stop has stopped using animals as cheap novelties. Let’s work to make sure this kind of sideshow horror can never occur again.
There are no tigers or other ESA-protected big cats left at Tiger King Park, and PETA is continuing to work to ensure that EVERY animal is removed from the Lowes’ custody.
According to the statement that plaintiffs secured, it’s clear that the situation is dire for the millions of animals the USDA is supposed to protect.
“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