This Cow Who Escaped From a Brooklyn Slaughterhouse Will Live in Peace at a Sanctuary

See what happened after this young cow escaped from a slaughterhouse and roamed the streets of Brooklyn.

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What Makes Goats So Great? Check Out These 8 Amazing Facts!

When we talk about “the goat,” we don’t mean Tom Brady. Learn more about gentle, curious goats with these eight amazing facts.

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Feeling Lonely This Friendsgiving? Claire the Cat Is Here to Help

Claire spent years roughing it outside in a rural mobile home park. Thankfully, the residents called PETA for help, and now this cuddly calico is looking for a loving, indoor home.

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Hooray for Cat TV! Oil Spill Survivors Brandi and Bubbles Thank Kind Donors

It’s PAWSitively true: Cats love TV, too! See how PETA’s office cats are enjoying their cat TV after Samsung and others sent us kind donations.

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

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

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

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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