Kentucky’s New State Regulations Prompt a PETA Push for Animal-Free Shrine Circus

PETA is pushing for animal-free Shrine circuses in Kentucky after the state adopted regulations limiting the use of endangered animals for entertainment.

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Florida Roadside Zoo ‘Single Vision’ Cited for Dozens of Dangerous Public Interactions

Over and over again, the roadside zoo Single Vision in Melrose, Florida, has put animals and visitors at risk of injury and even death.

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Photos: These Grisly Photos Reveal the Bloodshed of Argentina’s Hunting Season

These grisly photos reveal animals who were violently killed during Argentina’s hunting season. Speak out against hunting!

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Victory! Big-Cat Cub-Petting Banned in Public Spaces in Quintana Roo, Mexico

Quintana Roo commissioners are leading the rest of the world by example by enacting laws that protect animals and keep abusive industries in check. Let’s persuade U.S. officials to pass the Big Cat Public Safety Act next!

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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 Victory Results in More Than $180,000 Payout From ‘Tiger King’ Villain Jeff Lowe

Jeff Lowe was slammed for “appalling cruelty” in PETA’s lawsuit win. Find out how you can help stop further suffering of animals at roadside zoos.

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Record-Breaking Tiger Rescue to Follow Closure of One of the Worst Zoos in Asia

Long condemned by PETA Asia—including for an incident in which a baby elephant’s back legs broke during a trick—the notorious Phuket Zoo is finally closing its doors. See how the animals are finding true sanctuary at last.

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6 Red Flags to Look Out For in ‘Tiger King 2’ and ‘The Doc Antle Story’

Look out for these animal welfare issues throughout Netflix’s “Tiger King 2” and spinoff series “The Doc Antle Story,” and never support roadside zoos.

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PETA Predicts the Next ‘Tiger King’ Villain to Go Down: ‘Doc’ Antle

For decades, Bhagavan “Doc” Antle has rivaled P.T. Barnum himself in his showman-like ability to exploit the defenseless for his own financial gain.

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Where Are They Now? From ‘Tiger King’ Hellhole to Lion Oasis

Watch Nala and other rescued lions show you the difference between a “Tiger King” roadside zoo’s neglect and an accredited sanctuary’s care.

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Exhibitor Adam Burck Sued After Woman Claims She Was Mauled by Tiger at His Home

PETA previously exposed exhibitor Adam Burck’s practice of keeping tigers in small crates. Now, a woman has sued Burck, claiming she was mauled at his home.

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‘Tiger King 2’: Zuzana Kukol and ‘The Lyin’ King’

“Jeff Lowe is [an] opportunist,” says Zuzana Kukol in “Tiger King 2.” PETA thinks the apparent “Joe Exotic” supporter should look in the mirror.

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

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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Tiger-Terrorizing Circus Couple Loses License to Exhibit Animals

After PETA action, a tiger-terrorizing couple finally had their license to exhibit animals canceled. Help us take down cruel exhibitors!

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Don’t Be Fooled by the Name—Why ‘Animal Haven’ Zoo Is a Hellhole

Just how bad is Animal Haven Zoo in Wisconsin? The feds have cited and fined it for a number of alleged federal Animal Welfare Act violations.

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