Woman Gored After Approaching Bison at Yellowstone

A woman approached a bison at Yellowstone National Park. What happened next is a cautionary tale about why you should leave wildlife alone.

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Right On, Target! Company Ends Glue Trap Sales After Hearing From PETA

By keeping vile glue traps off store shelves, Target is proving that it has a big heart for small animals.

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What Is Monkeypox? Here’s What You Need to Know

What is monkeypox? Here’s what you need to know about this rare disease, which has recently been detected in the U.S.

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Shark Hung From School Rafters Prompts PETA Push for Empathy Lessons

A group of high school students reportedly hung a dead shark from the rafters of their high school as an alleged “senior prank.” PETA’s urging empathy lessons.

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Order the ‘Lone Star Tick Cookbook’ Today: Vegan ‘Bites’ That Don’t ‘Suck’ for Animals

The lone star tick’s bite transmits a molecule that can cause an allergic reaction to meat and dairy in humans—but whether you’ve been bitten or you’re just looking to ditch meat, PETA’s “Lone Star Tick Cookbook” is for you.

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Go Fake for Bears’ Sake: PETA U.K. Showcases Revolutionary Fur-Free Guard’s Caps

Will the Ministry of Defence go faux? PETA U.K. called for its high-performing faux–bear fur caps to be quick-marched into service at a meeting with members of Parliament.

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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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Teacher’s Guest Kills Rabbits Before Dissecting the Animals at a Canadian Elementary School

After students at a Canadian elementary school witnessed a gruesome dissection of rabbits, PETA offered animal-free dissection methods.

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For Groundhog Day, PETA Offers a New Folklore-Based Forecaster: A Persimmon Tree!

Instead of using live groundhogs, PETA pitched a new, animal-friendly Groundhog Day tradition to The Punxsutawney Groundhog Club.

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Caught on Camera: Polish Hunter’s Eye Gouged by Stag During Escape

A stag facing death at the end of a rifle made a snap decision that saved his life—and opened a hunter’s eyes to the dangers of his “sport.”

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VIDEO: Chained Bear Tormented at Illegal Hunting Training Facility in Russia

See what happens at illegal hunting training stations in Russia in this shocking video of a brown bear held at one of these cruel facilities.

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Does California Law Shield Wildfire Arsonists From Cruelty-to-Animals Charges?

Countless animals suffer and die in arson wildfires. Here’s how animal protection laws in California are failing these victims.

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Lion-Killing Physical Therapist From Missouri Lured Mopane From Hwange Park Using an Elephant Carcass (Report)

In a murder hauntingly similar to Cecil’s, a Missouri physical therapist reportedly paid to lure Mopane from Hwange Park using an elephant carcass then maim and kill the beloved lion.

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PETA Applauds Progress in South Africa as Officials Move to Protect Lions

PETA, World Animal Protection, and other advocacy groups are recognizing the major progress being made for lions, who are used in South Africa’s trophy-hunting industry.

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Animal Companions

Fireworks Shortage Presents the Perfect Opportunity for Change

Explosions in the air can be upsetting to veterans, small children, and anyone else with a sensitivity to loud sounds—but they’re often deadly to dogs and cats.

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