Dangerous, Hands-On Encounters; Customers Bitten by Big Cats: PETA Exposes Zoological Wildlife Foundation

At least three humans have been bitten by dangerous wild animals at the Zoological Wildlife Foundation. Here’s why you should stay away from there.

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Feds Crack Down on Roadside Zoos After PETA Blows Whistle on Baby Exotic-Cat Abuse

Exotic-cat cubs are torn away from their mothers to be used for photo ops when they’re just hours, days, or weeks old. You can help these animals.

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Victory! After Years of Dedicated Effort, PETA Secures a New Life for Exploited Chimpanzees

Six chimpanzees who endured years of deprivation at the defunct Missouri Primate Foundation are now safe at a lush, accredited sanctuary and will never be exploited again—thanks to PETA.

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Denver’s Deathtrap: SeaQuest Littleton Has Horrid History of Animal Suffering

Animals held in deplorable conditions at the shoddy Denver-area mall aquarium SeaQuest Littleton need your help. Join PETA and take action now.

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Feds Bust ‘Walnut Prairie Wildside’ After Push From PETA

Following PETA complaints, the feds cited Walnut Prairie Wildside’s owner, Thomas Edmonds, for numerous animal welfare violations, leading to a 21-day license suspension.

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Bigotry begins when categories such as race, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, or species are used to justify discrimination.

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Python Escapes Enclosure in Shopping Mall—Stand Against Seedy Mall Aquariums!

A 12-foot-long python got loose in a shopping mall—but why was she there in the first place? The answer may shock you.

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Animal Exhibitor Electroshocks Young Tiger on Camera; Feds Let It Slide (Video)

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.

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PETA Joins Groups Petitioning to Close Loophole Allowing Canada Lynxes to Be Exploited

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.

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Negligence, Abuse, and … Fatal Fires? For Animals, Roadside Zoos Really Are Hell on Earth

Roadside zoos are going up in flames—for real. Hundreds of animals have been killed in fires during the last few years alone—and these are just some of the ones that were reported.

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A ‘Public Nuisance’ for Humans, Hell for Animals: PETA Sues Pymatuning Deer Park

This notorious roadside zoo’s alleged mistreatment of big cats, lemurs, and other animals violates the Endangered Species Act, so PETA’s taking it to court.

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USDA Cites Tregembo Again for Lack of Vet Care, Decrepit Enclosures

PETA submitted four complaints against Tregembo Animal Park last year alone, and the USDA has finally taken action against the decrepit roadside zoo.

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PETA Confirms Bald Tiger Trapped at Waccatee Zoo Has Died

Lila, a tiger who had lost almost all her fur while trapped at South Carolina’s notorious Waccatee Zoo, has died. PETA wants answers.

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‘Doc’ Antle Calls Nat Geo Reporter ‘Al-Qaeda to the Max’

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.

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PETA to USDA: Do Better for Animals Suffering at Roadside Zoos

At Natural Bridge Zoo, staff denied a sick tiger cub potentially lifesaving care. Others bludgeoned guinea pigs to death. Why isn’t the USDA stepping up?

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Orangutan Father Swings Into Action to Look After His Daughters

Single parenting can be tough, but this widowed orangutan is nurturing and caring for his daughters.

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