Mother Swan Killed and Eaten During Memorial Day Weekend; 3 Teens Arrested

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After police arrested three Syracuse teens for allegedly killing a mother swan, PETA made an urgent plea to schools.

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The Perilous Ripple Effects That Lead Ammo Has on Animals, Humans, and the Planet

While all hunting causes harm, PETA targets the widespread dangers of poisonous lead ammunition to wildlife, humans, and the environment.

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Trophy Hunter Who Posed With Dead Animal Later Killed Wife

The FBI has identified cruelty to animals as a warning sign of more violence to come.

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No Matter Whether Victim Was a Dog or a Wolf, Amber Rose Barnes Is Still a Murderer

Amber Rose Barnes was proud of herself for killing a baby wolf—then she learned she’d actually killed a dog. Learn why there isn’t a difference.

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Shark Stabbed in Viral Video: Just the Tip of Florida’s Shark-Murder Iceberg

A horrific video of two men murdering a blacktip reef shark and a recent shark-killing contest are just the tip of the iceberg for Florida’s legalized shark torture.

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PETA CAP worker with Midnight, a black dog

Share Compassion With a PETA Present

With a PETA Present, you can send a beautiful e-card and help animals.

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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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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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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Save 200 Animals Every Year by Going Vegan

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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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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Tragic PETA Video Pushes El Al Israel Airlines to Ban Hunting Trophies

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.

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PETA France’s Letter to Nacon: Hunting Simulator 2 Is Speciesist!

PETA France took a shot at Nacon’s violent video game Hunting Simulator 2 to say that killing animals is never acceptable—even on a screen.

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PETA’s Milestones for Animals: 1980 to Now

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“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