PETA Celebrates the End of USDA’s ‘Teachable Moments’

The USDA’s “teachable moments” proposed that there was a learning curve to treating animals humanely. PETA breaks down why this system was such a failure.

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A Neighbor, Not a Nuisance: Getting the Facts on Opossums

Did you know opossums almost never carry rabies? Learn why, along with other facts about America’s most populous marsupial.

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1,000 Chickens Burned to Death at Costco Supplier’s Slaughterhouse

PETA is calling for criminal charges against a Costco supplier after 1,000 chickens were killed and 1,500 were injured in a horrific truck fire.

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Victory! American Express Drops Crocodile-Skin Rewards

After 5 years of pressure from PETA supporters, American Express has finally removed some of its cruelest membership perks.

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On Opposite Sides of the Glass: Turning 31 With Takara

Takara, an orca exploited at SeaWorld, turns 31 on July 9. A PETA staffer is also celebrating with 31 candles this month—but their lives couldn’t be more different.

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PETA Rescued 12-Week-Old Finnegan From Under a Mobile Home—Now He Awaits Adoption

Meet Finnegan, a 12-week-old, fiery-orange kitten rescued from under a mobile home by PETA fieldworkers. Now he’s awaiting adoption!

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Save a Horse—Ride a Horseless Carriage! Charleston Business Unveils City’s First Electric Carriage

Save a horse—ride a horseless carriage! See what a Charleston business owner did to help horses exploited in his city.

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Vegan Meals in the Military? Why We’re Awarding One U.S. Coast Guard Training Center

Vegan in the military? We’re awarding one U.S. Coast Guard training center that’s making it easier for students to find compassionate meals.

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The Next Pandemic? First American Tests Positive for Bird Flu H5N1 and 5.3 Million Hens Killed in Iowa

See what happened to workers at one of the world’s largest egg factories after the largest mass slaughter on any factory farm in the country.

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Video: Watch the Abuse That Pennsylvania State Police Haven’t Addressed, Then Join PETA in Demanding Better for Turkeys

Plainville Farms’ bogus “humane” certification was pulled, and Whole Foods pulled Plainville turkey products from its shelves. When will Pennsylvania State Police pull out the handcuffs?

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Cruel and Dangerous: Bears Forced to Walk Upright, Wear Costumes at Chinese Animal Park

Videos taken at an animal exhibit in China show bears being paraded around like toys for photo ops. Never visit cruel tourist traps!

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Rodeo: Dad Tries to Protect Son After Bull Protects Himself (Video)

This young man voluntarily risked injury and death by participating in the Bell County Rodeo. The bull he decided to torment—the one who was forced to protect himself—had no such choice.

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PETA Supporters Donate Fur Coats to Afghanis and Pakistanis in Need

More than 250 fur coats donated by PETA U.S. and PETA U.K. supporters have made it to Afghanis and Pakistanis in need.

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If You’ve Been Diagnosed With an Attention Disorder, Owls Need You!

Are you someone with a diagnosed attention disorder who would like to speak up for owls suffering in experiments at Johns Hopkins University? If so, here’s your chance to help!

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Traveling to Colombia? Try These 6 Enticing Vegan Restaurants

Colombia’s dining scene is full of vegan-friendly spots that won’t disappoint. Here are six wonderful vegan restaurants to try!

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