You’re Invited to ‘Animalkind’—an All-New FREE Talk With Ingrid Newkirk

Prepare to be wowed as PETA’s president shares new stories about animals from her book “Animalkind.” You’ll never guess which mystery animal she’ll be spotlighting, although you’ll hear about more than one. Register for free now!

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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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Pangolins: Hunted for Meat and Traditional Medicine, Blamed for COVID-19

Shy, solitary pangolins want to be left alone to forage and climb trees—not be sold for soup at “wet markets,” where diseases like COVID-19 originate.

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COVID-19 Won’t Stop PETA President’s ‘Animalkind’ World Tour

PETA President Ingrid Newkirk’s world tour was grounded due to the COVID-19 outbreak, so she’s taking her “Animalkind” book tour online.

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Save Our Bees! Easy Things You Can Do During Pollinator Week

We depend on pollinators. And now, they need to be able to depend on us.

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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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PETA’s First-Ever Animal of the Year: Tilikum

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His grim existence has changed public opinion about keeping orcas in tanks.

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Hero Dog Who Saved Little Girl From Rattlesnake Gets Care Package From PETA

When a Florida family saved this shelter dog’s life, they never dreamed he would return the favor.

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A Crab, a Sperm Whale, and a Manta Ray Float Into a Bar …

Life in the ocean is resilient, intelligent, and intriguing, but at the rate that the fishing industry is going, future generations won’t know it.

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9 Animals Who Are Better at April Fools’ Day Than You

Maybe you put flour in someone’s hairdryer or unplugged the copier today, but these animals are really killing it at April Fools’ Day.

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It’s Not Just Flying That Makes Birds Cool

Birds rule! Nutcrackers can memorize 10,000 hidden food stashes, finches dance to impress their mates, and parrots make their own calcium supplements.

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Democracy, Clean Food, and Baby Talk Aren’t Just for People

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We’re all the same: Pigs rinse off their food, baboons act democratically, and bonobos babble like babies.

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Caring Cats, Winner Warblers, and Improbable Animal Friendships

Animals are full of infinite surprises. Tiny warblers fly thousands of miles during migration, cats become nurses, and dogs and rats are best friends.

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Selfless Orangutans, Thankful Crows, and Cavorting Crocodiles

Animals will give their food to others in need, express gratitude with gifts, and even give each other rides for fun. So why do we still exploit them?

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Beavers Battling Climate Change and Fish Who Love to Play

The similarities between humans and other animals are endless. Check out these three species that, just like us, know how to get things done—and have fun.

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Other Animals Have Their Own ‘911’ Code

As The Beatles famously said, we all get by with a little help from our friends—including friends of different species.

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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