Reality Bites: ‘Vanderpump Rules’ Star Tom Sandoval Faces Backlash for Tiger Selfies

“Vanderpump Rules” star Tom Sandoval is headed for another “Scandoval” after posing with tigers at a seedy zoo in Thailand.

Mayor Responds to Lion Escape From Circus Near Rome: ‘I Hope That This Will Stir Some Consciences’

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.

‘Doc’ Antle Pleads Guilty in Wildlife-Trafficking Case

PETA is calling on federal authorities to terminate the licenses that keep Bhagavan “Doc” Antle’s sleazy roadside zoo in South Carolina operating.

Victory! Big Cats Moved From Siegfried & Roy’s Secret Garden to Reputable Sanctuaries

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.

‘Cocaine Cat’ Case in Cincinnati Causes Commotion; PETA Says, ‘Leave Servals Alone’

Forget the “cocaine bear”—a new incident involving a wild animal on drugs is making headlines.

And the Winners of PETA’s Sixth Annual Oscat Awards Are…

The results are in! Find out which movies from 2022 won animal-friendly awards in PETA’s Oscats.

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.

Florida Roadside Zoo ‘Big Cat Habitat’ Cited by USDA Over Jaguar-Petting Encounter

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.

VIDEO: Trainer Attacked While Forcing Tigers to Perform at Italian Circus

A video of a tiger attacking a trainer during a live circus show is yet another cautionary tale that no one should have needed.

Victory! Dukal Corporation Ends Sale of Bandages Depicting Animals in Circuses

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.

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.

PETA Cheers as Biden Signs ‘Big Cat Public Safety Act’ Into Law

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.

Tiger-Rental Companies Treat Big Cats Like Party Favors

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.

‘All Things Wild’ Exhibitor Lisa Lopez Slapped With $16,000 Civil Penalty Following Multiple Investigation Requests by PETA

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.

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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