CINCINNATI (AP) — The Latest on the killing of gorilla after a child fell into a Cincinnati Zoo enclosure (all times local): 12:40 p.m. Animal rights activists have gathered at the Cincinnati Zoo for a vigil in remembrance of a gorilla who was fatally shot to protect a 4-year-old boy who had fallen into its […]
Linda Woolverton became the first woman to write a Disney animated feature when she wrote the screenplay for Beauty and the Beast back in 1991, and while she won't be attached to the live-action remake she's also recently penned scripts...Show More Summary
Apes may be legal "persons," and the meat industry struggles to move past cruelty -- a new era in animal rights?
It started with dog feces. One day, someone took a service animal to the iconic Hollywood Walk of Fame and the dog did its business right on Donald Trump’s star. Then the picture went onto Twitter. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. Show More Summary
These are nonfiction books, and they are being taken seriously. I read about them in Joshua Rothman's article in The New Yorker, "The Metamorphosis/What is it like to be an animal?"Two men — Thomas Thwaites and Charles Foster — independently conceived of their projects. Show More Summary
Get out your magnifying glass to see the tiny percentage of charitable donations allocated each year to the environment. That's right: 3%, including animal welfare, parks, zoos, and gardens. But a growing number of very very rich people...Show More Summary
Cartoons aren't just for kids anymore. As an ardent indulger in the genre, I poured through Netflix to pick out the best animated movies that are now streaming. Minions (2015) These Tic Tac-looking scene-stealers ran away with Despicable Me. So,...
Marcy Winograd’s campaign against Tawni’s Ponies and Petting Farm began in March 2014, when Winograd launched an online petition claiming the Santa Monica Farmers Market attraction was “cruel and inhumane.” She accused the couple who owned the ponies, Tawni Angel and Jason Nester, of forcing injured...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A national pork supplier promised Thursday to investigate abuse allegations at one of its Nebraska facilities after an animal rights group released an undercover video showing pigs with open wounds and other health problems. The Animal Legal Defense Fund released the footage Wednesday and sent letters to the Nebraska and Illinois […]
An undercover investigation at a farm contracted with meat giant Tyson Foods shows horrific treatment of chickens, but what’s most disturbing is that the cruelty is not new or even unusual, animal advocates say. Sick and deformed chickens...Show More Summary
Tired of all the VR hype? You'll love "Pearl," a new animated short directed by the Oscar-winning Patrick Osborne.
She’s always been a lover of creatures big and small, and Gisele Bundchen just put her support behind a new United Nations campaign to help animals. The stunning supermodel is helping to launch the United Nations Environment ProgramShow More Summary
If you grew up with an older brother or sister and an old school video game console, Zachary Antell’s short animation Player Two should hit you right in the nostalgic feeling bank. Some people call that a heart, and maybe make you want to pick up the phone to call him or her (or let’s be honest, shoot a text to them). Read more...
The 60th anniversary celebration at Disneyland helped push attendance at the park up by 9% last year, while SeaWorld San Diego continued to struggle amid animal rights controversies, with attendance falling 7%. New attractions and celebrations helped lure more visitors to every major theme park...
More than a trip down memory lane, Moby's memoir shows his passion for being a vegan, animal rights, and New York in the '90s. The post Frank, Honest, and Funny, Moby’s Memoir Belongs on Your Bookshelf appeared first on PETA.
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They've Remixed His Famous Single "Don't Think Twice, It's All Right?" In Celebration Of Him Turning 75.
In a protest against the production and consumption of meat, 20 naked animal rights activists covered in fake blood in Barcelona wrapped themselves up in cling film as if they were about to be bought in a supermarket on Sunday. The protest,...Show More Summary