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.
A camera caught the elephant playing in the snow, enjoying a fleeting moment of freedom.
More and more businesses are turning their backs on cruel animal “attractions” by cutting ties with SeaWorld, other captive-animal displays, and more.
Despite the chains around him and his mahout’s sharp bullhook, Kanakota lay down while hauling his fourth load of tourists that day. He never got back up.
Malaysian officials arrested six men in the case of an endangered pygmy elephant who had been shot 70 times and whose tusks had been hacked off.
We can sleep better at night, knowing that a huge company like Airbnb bans direct-contact activities that abuse and exploit wild animals.
“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