Archive for the ‘Animals in Entertainment’ Category

  • Jun
  • 18

Found Nemo. Finding Dory. Saving Tilikum.

To avoid supporting the cruelty of zoos and aquariums and the conditions that animals confined to those facilities are forced to endure, compassionate parents and …

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  • Jun
  • 06

Appalling Animal Attraction: Beppu Jigoku

It’s the one attraction that Beppu, Japan, is known for. The Beppu Jigoku, or “hells” in English, are eight natural hot springs that hundreds of …

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  • May
  • 30

“It Was Raining Pigeons”: Millions Die in Taiwan Sea Races

More than a million homing pigeons die every year during Taiwan’s seasonal pigeon races, grueling sets of seven races over the open ocean from …

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  • May
  • 21

Malang the Crocodile Swims Free, Once Again

After Malang, a freshwater crocodile who was rumored to be the largest ever caught, was illegally trapped in Liguasan Marsh, PETA sent an urgent plea …

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  • Mar
  • 21

How Monkeys Go From Jungles to Labs

Ever wonder how monkeys from places such as Asia and Africa end up caged in laboratories? PETA U.S.’ infograph lets you see the horrific journey …

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  • Jan
  • 29

500 Dolphins Slaughtered in Taiji, Japan

Five hundred dolphins were driven into the infamous cove┬áin Taiji, Japan, for the annual dolphin slaughter. In response to international outrage over the “hunt,” …

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  • Jan
  • 22

Movie in Review: Blackfish

Gabriela Cowperthwaite’s Blackfish is an emotionally riveting documentary that exposes the horrible truth about marine theme parks and aquariums. It introduces the audience to Tilikum, …

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  • Jan
  • 14

Animals Lose Friend and Defender

Dr. Mel examining Mali at the Manila Zoo

It is with a heavy heart that PETA begins this new year by saying goodbye to a …

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  • Dec
  • 16

Absolut Vodka Taiwan to Stop Using Animals

After a whistleblower notified PETA that Absolut Vodka Taiwan used about 60 live fighting fish in bottles as part of a wall decoration during an …

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  • Oct
  • 28

Surabaya ‘Death’ Zoo Kills Again

An endangered female Bornean orangutan is dead, the latest victim of the notoriously cruel Surabaya Zoo. Nanik apparently suffered for weeks before dying at the

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