Posts Tagged ‘Thailand’

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Government Orders Department Store Zoo to Move Gorilla

Posted on March 16, 2015 at 11:39 am | by | Permalink | Comments Off

For seven years, PETA has pushed for the closure of the Pata Zoo and worked to educate the public about how patronizing the decrepit facility …


Suan Palm Farm Nok, Thailand’s Cruel Bird Factory

Posted on November 27, 2012 at 4:36 am | by | Permalink | Comments (1)

In almost every corner of world, you can find horrific animal parks and appalling attractions, some of which try to fool tourists by billing …

Elephant rides on the street

Get Off My Back!

Posted on November 15, 2012 at 4:54 am | by | Permalink | Comments (2)

Would you want to carry someone around on your back all day? How about seven days a week, 365 days a year—even during sweltering heat? …

Vegan Pad Thai

Foodie Fridays: Pad Thai

Posted on March 2, 2012 at 6:00 am | by | Permalink | Comments Off

It’s the staple dish of Thailand and often the most popular item on the menu at Thai restaurants: pad Thai. This hardy noodle dish is …

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Elephant Trekking

Another Tragic Death as a Result of Elephant Rides

Posted on February 15, 2012 at 6:03 am | by | Permalink | Comments Off

The province of Krabi in Thailand is known the world over for majestic beaches, stunning sunsets and delicious tropical fruits. This time, however, Krabi is …


Monkey Mayhem at Monkey Mountain in Thailand

Posted on February 2, 2012 at 6:51 am | by | Permalink | Comments Off

During a recent visit to Thailand, I wanted to see some of the country’s beautiful animals but didn’t want to contribute to any animal exploitation

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Busted in Buenos Aires—Animal Smuggler Gets Nabbed

Posted on February 1, 2012 at 6:43 am | by | Permalink | Comments Off

A Czech man named Karel Abelovsky got busted at a Buenos Aires airport trying to smuggle a whopping 247 animals onto a plane headed for …

Manila PETA protest

Protest Roundup: Manila Goes Bananas, Bangkok Goes Green, and Activists Get Cagey in Hong Kong

Posted on January 30, 2012 at 6:09 am | by | Permalink | Comments (5)

Staunch PETA supporter Nadia Chalabi donated her vacation time to help lead a series of captivating protests in Southeast Asia. First, PETA’s vegetarian appeel

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Appalling Animal Attractions, Part 5: Bangkok’s Department Store Zoo

Posted on January 19, 2012 at 6:04 am | by | Permalink | Comments Off

The Pata Zoo, on the sixth and seventh floors of Bangkok’s Pata department store, houses 200 animals—including tigers, leopards, and bears—in an area that’s …

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