Animals Used for Entertainment

PETA Rescues More Monkeys From Thailand’s Cruel Coconut Industry

Lek and Jor, two monkeys chained and forced to pick coconuts in Thailand’s abusive coconut industry, have been rescued by PETA and WFFT!

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Progress! Electric Carts Will Replace Horse-Drawn Carriages at Petra, All Thanks to PETA

Horses will no longer suffer having to pull heavy tourists around with the introduction of these game-changing vehicles!

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Reckless Hunter Laughs at Botched Buffalo Hunt in South Africa; PETA Calls For Investigation

A disturbing video that shows a trophy hunter ineptly wounding and eventually killing two Cape buffaloes in South Africa shows everything wrong with the trophy hunting industry.

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Victory! Taiwan’s Largest Health Food Company Issues Historic Ban on Animal Testing

In a historic victory for animals, Standard Foods Group—Taiwan’s largest health food company—has banned tests on animals after hearing from PETA U.S.

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Tigers Shot Dead at Tourist Trap After Killing Keeper and Escaping From Cage

Two tigers loaned by a circus to a tourist trap killed an employee and escaped from an enclosure. Authorities shot and killed both big cats.

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Man Killed While Trying to Feed Elephant at a Thai Tourist Trap

It’s not just rides that need to end—you shouldn’t interact with elephants at all.

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Dear Miss Universe Thailand: Show Compassion to Betta Fish!

After hearing that Miss Universe Thailand, Amanda Obdam, will wear a betta fish-inspired costume at the Miss Universe pageant, PETA informed her that betta fish suffer in Thailand.

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Progress! South Africa to Stop Breeding Lions for Hunting and Cub Petting

South Africa has announced plans to stop breeding lions for hunting and cub petting. However, the hunting of lions raised in their natural habitat will still be permitted.

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There’s Nothing Entertaining About the Way This Hotel Keeps Polar Bears Captive

Polar bears belong in the Arctic, not in zoos or glass boxes in aquariums—and certainly not in hotels.

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Trophy Hunter Posts Grisly Photos With Giraffe’s Cut-Out Heart

A hunter who killed a giraffe posted selfies to FB showing her posing with the animal’s heart, calling it the “perfect” Valentine’s Day gift.

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