Progress! New Electric Carts Will Lighten the Load for Horses at Petra

Thanks to PETA Asia, the Petra Development and Tourism Regional Authority is launching a fleet of electric vehicles to replace horse-drawn carriages. Learn why this change matters, and find out what you can do to help all the animals suffering at Petra.

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Monkeys Chained, Abused for Coconut Milk: A PETA Asia Investigation

If your coconut milk comes from Thailand, you might be unwittingly supporting cruelty: A PETA Asia investigation shows that the industry exploits and abuses monkeys.

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PETA Releases EXCLUSIVE Footage of Wet Markets in 6 Countries, Including China

New footage of wet markets shows terrified bats in cages, gloveless humans handling carcasses on blood-streaked countertops, flies landing on raw flesh that’s for sale, and more.

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Victory! Kenya Bans Donkey Slaughter for Ejiao After Big Push From PETA

More than 200,000 kind people just like you took action for donkeys in Kenya. Now, donkey slaughterhouses will be banned nationwide next month.

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Victory! Farmer Pleads Guilty After Punching Sheep in the Face

For the first time ever, a Scottish wool farmer has pleaded guilty after being caught engaged in acts of flagrant cruelty to sheep following PETA Asia’s investigation into Scotland’s wool industry.

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Slaughterhouse and Employees Fined for Illegal Killing Methods in South Korea

Unprecedented: After a PETA investigation into the slaughter of horses discarded by the racing industry, South Korean officials charge and fine slaughterhouse workers for violations of the Animal Protection Act.

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Video: Rescuers Save Dog Wrapped in Vine for Days on Taal Volcano

Following the dog’s cries, they found him hopelessly entangled in a vine—dehydrated, starving, and suffering from a leg injury.

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BREAKING: Frightened Elephant Used for Rides in Sri Lanka Tries to Break Free

This incident is another powerful reminder that no elephant—or other animal—should ever be exploited for human entertainment or any other reason.

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Dog and Chimpanzee Beaten to Force Them to Perform for Reality Show

PETA Asia called for a boycott of a new reality TV show in China called “We Are Friends” after receiving footage of abuse behind the scenes.

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BREAKING: PETA Asia Exposes Sheep Abuse in Yet Another Country

A new PETA Asia investigation has found workers in Scotland violently punched sheep in the face, slammed their heads into the floor, and threw them off the shearing trailers.

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Abandoned Dolphin, Penguins Need Your Help

All the animals imprisoned at the run-down Inubosaki Marine Park Aquarium be released to sanctuaries, where they would be protected and free from harassment.

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Breaking PETA Asia Investigation: Sheep in the U.K. Beaten, Stomped on, Cut, and Killed for Wool

A disturbing eyewitness investigation of the wool industry in the U.K. shows workers beating, stomping on, kicking, mutilating, and throwing around sheep.

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Animals Killed in South Korea Urgently Need Your Help

The 2.5 million dogs who are killed for meat each year in South Korea deserve to have their plight made known to the world.

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PHOTOS: Cute ‘Chick’ Cheers On Lewis Hamilton at the Formula 1 Chinese Grand Prix

A cute PETA “chick” greeted Formula 1 fans in honor of champion racecar driver Lewis Hamilton, who recently attributed, in part, his top-level fitness to being vegan.

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BREAKING: These Animals Were Beaten in Thailand for an Elephant-Polo Charity Event

PETA Asia has obtained disturbing video footage showing handlers beating animals with bullhooks before a charity event that’s supposed to be “for elephants.”

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