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Gorilla at Zoo Breaks Glass, Charges Towards Family

The incident could have quickly turned deadly for animals and humans. The post Gorilla at Zoo Breaks Glass, Charges Towards Family appeared first on PETA.

PETA Statement: Gorilla’s Charge Toward Little Girl at Zoo Is No Surprise

PETA Foundation Deputy General Counsel Delcianna Winders released a statement regarding the silverback gorilla who quickly charged at a little girl at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo on Thursday, cracking the... The post PETA Statement: Gorilla’s Charge Toward Little Girl at Zoo Is No Surprise appeared first on PETA.

Protesters Descend on Georgia Home of New SeaWorld CEO

SeaWorld’s new CEO, Joel Manby—and his family and neighbors—got a wake-up call on Saturday morning, courtesy of PETA. The post Protesters Descend on Georgia Home of New SeaWorld CEO appeared first on PETA.

‘Elephant’ to Ask Queens Schoolkids to Skip UniverSoul Circus

As UniverSoul Circus prepares for its stint in Queens, PETA’s lovable costumed “elephant” will greet schoolchildren outside the Cambria Center for the Gifted Child with activity booklets that encourage... The post ‘Elephant’ to Ask Queens Schoolkids to Skip UniverSoul Circus appeared first on PETA.

UC-Irvine Ends SeaWorld Ticket Sales

It took a year, but a University of California–Irvine (UC) campus representative for peta2, PETA’s youth division, succeeded in getting the Associated Students of UC-Irvine to vote on Thursday... The post UC-Irvine Ends SeaWorld Ticket Sales appeared first on PETA.

Humane Hurricane Hits Puerto Rico

This dog with skin disease was hiding inside a barrel and was rescued by HSUS staff during a visit to Playa Los Machos in Ceiba, Puerto Rico. Photo by Ricardo Arduengo/AP Images for The HSUS If you knew that there were tens of thousands...Show More Summary

Oak Ridge Woman Is Finalist in PETA’s ‘Sexiest Vegan Next Door’ Contest

It’s time for PETA to name this year’s Sexiest Vegan Next Door—and 27-year-old Oak Ridge resident Cheryl Gensinger might just take home the title. She beat out hundreds of... The post Oak Ridge Woman Is Finalist in PETA’s ‘Sexiest Vegan Next Door’ Contest appeared first on PETA.

No More Sick Elephants at the Circus!

Demand the USDA get with the times and adopt updated tuberculosis in elephants policies! The post No More Sick Elephants at the Circus! appeared first on PETA.

Revelations of More Monkey Deaths at Harvard Prompt Call for Cruelty Charges

PETA wants Massachusetts authorities to act on deaths of dehydrated squirrel monkeys- a violation of state cruelty law. The post Revelations of More Monkey Deaths at Harvard Prompt Call for Cruelty Charges appeared first on PETA.

Spotted in Dublin: Dumped Fur Coats Return as ‘Ghosts’ of Murdered Animals

PETA’s poignant collaboration with artist Solus reminds Dubliners of the thousands of victims of Ireland’s fur farms. The post Spotted in Dublin: Dumped Fur Coats Return as ‘Ghosts’ of Murdered Animals appeared first on PETA.

Photos of Teens Torturing and Hanging Pig Prompts Offers of Humane Education

Following reports that four local high school students allegedly filmed and photographed themselves tormenting, hanging, and killing a small piglet, TeachKind—PETA’s humane-education division—rushed letters to area schools this morning... The post Photos of Teens Torturing and Hanging Pig Prompts Offers of Humane Education appeared first on PETA.

Fresno Firefighters Receive PETA Award for Rescuing Puppy Who Fell Down Well

PETA’s Compassionate Fire Department Award is on its way to the Fresno Fire Department in recognition of its rescue of Timmy the puppy, who plummeted down a 50-foot well... The post Fresno Firefighters Receive PETA Award for Rescuing Puppy Who Fell Down Well appeared first on PETA.

Protesters to Descend On Georgia Home of New SeaWorld CEO

SeaWorld’s new CEO, Joel Manby—and his family and neighbors—will get a wake-up call on Saturday morning, courtesy of PETA. Armed with signs proclaiming, “Joel Manby Runs Orca Prisons” and... The post Protesters to Descend On Georgia Home of New SeaWorld CEO appeared first on PETA.

Time for FTC to Crack Down on Retailers Peddling Real Fur as Faux

Many Americans reject fur because of the inhumane conditions animals like rabbits, mink, and foxes are subjected to. Photo by iStockphoto Following prior investigations by The HSUS, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) ordered Neiman Marcus in 2013 to stop falsely advertising animal fur as “faux”, or be subject to serious civil penalties. Show More Summary

Pamela Anderson Visits Maricopa County Jail to Promote Meat-Free Program

PETA applauds Sheriff Joe Arpaio's policy and calls for jails and prisons nationwide to drop meat. The post Pamela Anderson Visits Maricopa County Jail to Promote Meat-Free Program appeared first on PETA.

Sign of the Times: Top Buyer of Sealskins Won’t Buy Pelts This Year

With a stockpile of seal pelts that didn't sell, one major pelt processor announces it won't buy seal pelts this year. The post Sign of the Times: Top Buyer of Sealskins Won’t Buy Pelts This Year appeared first on PETA.

Major Seal Buyer Says No Mas to More Seal Pelts

The Canadian government confirms that sealers have killed about 2,000 animals in the first two days of the sealing season this year – a decade ago, that number would have been closer to 100,000. Photo by Rebecca Aldworth/HSI Yesterday...Show More Summary

San Francisco Board Unanimously Votes to Ban Animal Performances

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors has voted unanimously in favor of banning all performances by wild and exotic animals. The post San Francisco Board Unanimously Votes to Ban Animal Performances appeared first on PETA.

$2,500 Reward Offered for Help in Nabbing Person Who Threw Dog in Atlanta Dumpster

At 4:30 p.m. on Friday, April 10, Fulton County Animal Services received a report that a pit bull had just been thrown into a dumpster behind the Goodwill store... The post $2,500 Reward Offered for Help in Nabbing Person Who Threw Dog in Atlanta Dumpster appeared first on PETA.

PETA Statement: San Francisco Board Unanimously Votes to Ban Animal Performances

PETA Foundation Deputy General Counsel Delcianna Winders has released a statement in response to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors’ unanimous vote in favor of a ban on all... The post PETA Statement: San Francisco Board Unanimously Votes to Ban Animal Performances appeared first on PETA.

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