PETA is pushing for animal-free Shrine circuses in Kentucky after the state adopted regulations limiting the use of endangered animals for entertainment.
After watching this footage taken at a tourist spot in Thailand, you’ll never step foot in any attraction that offers cruel elephant rides.
The Endangered Ark Foundation, a shoddy roadside zoo in Oklahoma, puts people at risk every time it promotes public contact events with stressed elephants.
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.
Gov. Sisolak just signed a bill that bans public contact with big cats, elephants, primates, wolves, bears, and hyenas in the state, which will go into effect on July 1, 2021!
Tai the elephant—beaten and exploited for human entertainment and forced into numerous film and TV productions—has died. PETA mourns the life she was denied.
Exploited for decades in traveling shows, Nosey was denied contact with other elephants. Now living at a reputable sanctuary, she’s making new “elefriends.”
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.
Victory! The notorious Ringling Bros. Center for Elephant Conservation is no more, and most of the elephants held there will be sent to an accredited facility where they can recover.
After PETA released video footage of a bloodthirsty elephant hunter, it’s apparent that El Al Israel Airlines could no longer stomach shipping hunting trophies.
To help Americans cope with fear and anxiety over COVID-19, PETA is offering something to smile about: Fewer animals are being abused for entertainment.
Relief may have just come for elephants exploited by Garden Bros. Circus, but other animals definitely still need your help. Find out what you can do now.
PETA has long called on the Pittsburgh Zoo to end its problematic elephant program. The facility’s latest stunt only strengthens our resolve.
“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