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

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Thinking About Going Fishing With Dad on Father’s Day? Think Again.

Fish feel pain, too! And if your family usually celebrates Father’s Day by accompanying Dad to the local fishing hole, this will help you start a kinder tradition.

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Fox Cub’s Narrow Escape From Sticky Situation Shows Why Glue Traps Have Gotta Go

Glue traps are indiscriminate killers! A baby fox nearly died after becoming stuck to one, and now, people around the world are calling for a ban on them.

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PETA’s Titillating Tinder Test Proves Matches Prefer ‘Trash Fisher’ to Average Angler

Looking for love on the apps? PETA took to Tinder to see who would fare better with matches: an amateur angler or a “trash fishing” pro. Here’s what we learned.

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Catch This: Here’s Why PETA Wants You to Go on a Fishing Excursion … for Trash

Can fishing be kind to animals? Yes—if it involves hooking trash, not trout! Find out how you can take part in this fun, fish-friendly hobby.

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Trophy Hunter Posts Grisly Photos With Giraffe’s Cut-Out Heart

A hunter who killed a giraffe posted selfies to FB showing her posing with the animal’s heart, calling it the “perfect” Valentine’s Day gift.

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PETA’s ‘Pants on Fire’ Awards—10 Companies That Deceive Consumers

These companies are master manipulators, but PETA’s turning up the heat on each and every one of them with this year’s “Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire” Awards.

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You Won’t Believe These Horrifying Quotes From a PETA Investigator

Here’s the true story of a PETA investigator who bravely went undercover at an alligator farm to expose the animals’ suffering. You won’t believe this horrifying report.

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It’s the PETA Victory Everyone’s Talking About, Including Stephen Colbert

Stephen Colbert seemingly got all kinds of fired up on “The Late Show” while discussing Chaokoh, which forces chained monkeys to pick coconuts.

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Speciesism Is Driving This Half-Billion-Year-Old Species Extinct

Horseshoe crabs have survived mass extinctions and ice ages. But they’ve never met a danger as big as the speciesist humans who want their blood.

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COVID-19 Is the Latest Reason Why Wildlife Trafficking Must Stop

Trafficking animals—like similar trades in drugs, weapons, and humans—is a huge criminal moneymaker that puts countless lives at risk.

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