Awesome Arachnids: Spider Facts That Will Fascinate You

Spiders’ reputation as creepy-crawlies is based on a web of misunderstandings. Not to fear—we have some fun facts about our humble eight-legged friends!

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What Cows Want More Than Anything (Hint: It’s Not Tech)

Inventors are really missing the mark: Cows don’t need smart collars or other fancy tech for a comfortable life. But we can tell you a few things they’d love to bits.

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Dressing Companion Animals Up Is a Bad Look

Our animal companions don’t need clothes to have a good time. Learn why the best move is to let them go au naturale.

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The USDA Is Asking for Public Comments After PETA Petition Demands Stronger Regulations

Learn how the USDA may strengthen its regulations for the care of wild animals.

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Moolah Shrine Drops Elephants From Its Circus—Other Shrines Should Follow Suit

The Moolah Shrine Circus has finally announced an end to using elephants in its acts. Learn why PETA is going to keep advocating for elephants.

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Punk Pioneer Vivienne Westwood Was an Animal Rights Trailblazer


Vivienne Westwood famously created the look of the punk movement—and she also blazed a trail for animal-friendly fashion.

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See What Made PETA’s List of What’s ‘In’ and What’s ‘Out’ for 2023

In 2022, animals—including the 4,000 dogs freed from Envigo’s hellish laboratory breeding program—saw huge wins. Check out PETA’s list of what’s “in” and what’s “out” after this huge year!

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PETA Gives Publisher of ‘Stray,’ Annapurna Interactive, Two Paws Up

The publisher of the viral video game Stray, Annapurna Interactive, won PETA’s Company of the Year award for its aMEOWzing game.

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New Year, No Furs: California’s New Animal Protections Start on January 1

California’s fur ban starts on January 1. Learn more about the effects of fur production on animals and the environment and how you can help protect animals used for their fur.

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PETA Latino Hits the Streets With Nude ‘Pig’ for ‘NocheVEGANA’

The animal defenders came out for intelligent, social pigs, whom workers tear away from their families, torment, and slaughter every year just for a holiday dinner.

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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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Victory for Goats! Victoria’s Secret Confirms Ban on Cashmere

Victoria’s Secret just made a huge difference for goats: After PETA met with company representatives and shared information about cashmere, the chain confirmed a ban on the material.

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After Two Tiger Cubs Drown, Our Eyes Are on Shalom Wildlife ‘Sanctuary’

Shalom Wildlife “Sanctuary,” a misleadingly named roadside zoo in West Bend, Wisconsin, has made headlines for the drowning deaths of two tiger cubs who were born at the facility. Accidents happen, but Shalom’s history of irresponsibility needs to be examined. Since its opening in 2014, the facility has maintained dubious ties to breeders and has… Read more »

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Hellhole Exotic-Animal Auction Cited for Appalling Conditions After PETA Tip

A dead ram and dangerous enclosures are among the many horrible conditions found by USDA inspectors at the notorious Mt. Hope exotic animal auction.

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U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin and PETA Hand Out ‘ThanksVegan’ Supplies

U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin and PETA helped families by distributing the supplies to make great vegan holiday feasts.

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Save 200 Animals Every Year by Going Vegan

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“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