9 Animals Driven Insane


Animals in zoos and circuses suffer from extreme psychological deprivation and stress. These are just a few of the types of animals who are regularly affected by “zoochosis,” a disturbing psychological condition that often affects captive animals:


Elephants Swaying in the Circus


Monkey Hitting Herself at the Zoo


Bear Circling at the Zoo


Cockatoo Bobbing in a Zoo


Coyote Pacing in a Zoo


Orca Thrashing at SeaWorld

Zoos and circuses are built for profit, not animal welfare. Please, never go to a circus or a zoo.

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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