We recently received a complaint from a Singaporean tourist that snow foxes at Harbin’s annual Snow Festival who were used as props for photo-taking activities looked fatigued and weak …Read More
Animals Used for Entertainment
Waving placards asking vehicles to “Honk Against Cages,” protestors on the Gold Coast braved the pouring rain to bring a simple message to circus attendees: that animals shouldn’t be …Read More
Victory! Lulu the Deer Makes a Happy Move!
Good news! Lulu, a young Sika deer who was kept tied at Bandao Resort Hotel on Green Island, has been freed from the chains of her confinement and moved …Read More
Life at the Bhawalpur Zoo: Confined, Lonely, Miserable
The conditions at Bhawalpur Zoo in Pakistan are enough to appall any compassionate person—just take a look at this video, which shows the zoo’s pair of lions being taunted …Read More
Top 10 Tuesday: Reasons Why Elephants Do Not Belong in Zoos
There’s so much to trumpet about, but here are 10 reasons why elephants have got to be set free.Read More
Study Reveals, Whips = Useless
A new study by two University of Sydney veterinarians revealed that whipping racehorses did not make a difference in the final outcome of the race. The deciding factor? The …Read More
Decrepit Chinese Zoo Makes Monkeys Go Bananas
While China’s animal welfare legislation is progressing quickly, animal suffering is still easy to find. PETA has received dozens of complaints about several monkeys who are being severely neglected …Read More
Just a Bunch of Crazy Chimpanzees and Dolls!
Well, maybe not so crazy: A recently published report reveals that wild chimpanzees have been known to actually use dolls made from sticks for play—even affectionately “embracing” their beloved …Read More
South African Activists Won’t Stand for Big-Top Cruelty!
I continue to be amazed at all the work that’s going on in South Africa. Activists there are so dedicated to bringing attention to circus cruelty that they’ve leafleted …Read More
The Slave Trade Is Alive and Kicking in South Africa!
Those superstar South African activists are at it again! This time, they dressed up in prison uniforms and donned chains to protest outside Brian Boswell’s Circus in Johannesburg. Unlike …Read More