Petition: New Footage of Monkey Labor in Thai Coconut Farms

Petition: New Footage of Monkey Labor in Thai Coconut Farms

New footage uncovered by PETA found that monkeys are still being used for labor in coconut farms in Thailand. The government has repeated that monkeys aren’t being used, despite evidence to the contrary. A new video shows industry employees sharing how farms hide monkeys during audits or buy monkeys illegally. Half of the coconut farms […]

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Foxes starving to death and resorting to cannibalism in Polish fur farms

Foxes starving to death and resorting to cannibalism in Polish fur farms

Starving foxes were forced to feed on the rotting corpses of others, an investigation by animal rights charity has found, highlighting the brutal conditions the animals are subjected to on fur farms in Poland. Open Cages, a British animal welfare charity, was probing a complaint of animal cruelty after a local NGO informed it about […]

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Why You Should Not Buy a Pet Bird

Why You Should Not Buy a Pet Bird

Birds are among the most fascinating animals; they can fly, they can sing, and some can even speak human words! These intelligent, vibrantly feathered creatures are popular pets due to the intrigue they inspire. Among some of the most common birds kept as pets are Parakeets, Cockatoos, Cockatiels, and Parrots. While many people might like […]

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Petition: Firefighters Rescue Barn Owl From California Wildfire

Petition: Firefighters Rescue Barn Owl From California Wildfire

As the wildfires around the western part of the United States continue, one group of firefighters went viral on Facebook for helping a barn owl during California’s Silverado Fire. Firefighters found a barn owl in danger from the fires, pulled the owl from the flames, and started helping it. The firefighters brought the owl back […]

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Petition: Help Free Gorilla Kept in Department Store Zoo for Thirty Years!

Petition: Help Free Gorilla Kept in Department Store Zoo for Thirty Years!

While chimpanzees and bonobos are understood to be the animals that are most closely related to human beings, gorillas are not far off. From one look at a gorilla, it’s not hard to imagine. Gorillas are highly intelligent; they often use tools to perform various tasks and have a well-developed communication system. They also exhibit […]

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Raising and Killing Animals for Exotic Skins Could Spark the Next Pandemic

Petition: Raising and Killing Animals for Exotic Skins Could Spark the Next Pandemic

Raising and killing exotic animals for “luxury” fashion items can increase the risk of outbreaks of dangerous illnesses such as COVID-19, and PETA is calling for a complete shutdown of exotic-animal farms. Many alligators and crocodiles who are raised on farms for their skin are kept crowded together in highly unhygienic conditions, one on top […]

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Coronavirus: Putting the spotlight on the global wildlife trade

Coronavirus: Putting the spotlight on the global wildlife trade

Conservation experts say the coronavirus pandemic, which likely originated at a market selling wild animals in China, is a watershed moment for curbing the global wildlife trade, which can drive extinction and spread disease. When Adam Peyman walked into a restaurant in Vietnam to order a meal he was shocked to find wild animals, including […]

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Air France: Stop Shipping Monkeys to Labs for COVID-19 or Any Other Reason

Air France: Stop Shipping Monkeys to Labs for COVID-19 or Any Other Reason

Amid calls for increased experimentation on monkeys during the COVID-19 outbreak, PETA is once again calling on Air France to stop flying monkeys to laboratories for pointless and deadly studies. Air France is the only major airline that continues to transport monkeys to laboratories, despite the failure of primate experimentation to lead to cures and […]

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