People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

A man and child view a display of a great white shark on the Manhattan Beach Pier Sunday, July 6, 2014, one day after a swimmer was bitten by a great white shark off the Southern California beach city. (AP Photo/John Antczak)

Airplane banners fly to protest fishing from piers

MANHATTAN BEACH (CNS) – An animal-rights group will send a banner flying over Southland beaches tomorrow with the message “Keep Hookers Off the Pier! Ban Fishing,” as it continues its campaign to have fishing prohibited […]

07/14/2014

Giraffe

Danish zoo kills giraffe to prevent inbreeding

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) – Saying it needed to prevent inbreeding, the Copenhagen Zoo killed a 2-year-old giraffe and fed its remains to lions as visitors watched, ignoring a petition signed by thousands and offers from […]

02/10/2014

Screenshot from KTLA 5 video coverage of the 125th Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, Calif.

Rose Parade goes off without a hitch

PASADENA (CNS) – All the world loves a parade, and the eyes of the world were on the 125th Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena today, which kicked off under sunny skies, almost-50 degree temperatures, and a […]

01/01/2014

In this undated photo released by Jan Adams, a grizzly bear moves in his pen at Cherokee Bear Zoo, in Cherokee, N.C. (AP Photo/Jan Adams)

Tribal elders say they’ll sue Cherokee NC bear zoo

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians said Wednesday they’re planning to sue a North Carolina roadside zoo that houses bears in concrete pits on reservation land unless they release […]

09/25/2013

A new Cultured Beef Burger made from cultured beef grown in a laboratory from stem cells of cattle, is held by the man who developed the burger, Professor Mark Post of Netherland's Maastricht University, during a the world's first public tasting event for the food product in London, Monday Aug. 5, 2013. (AP Photo / David Parry, PA)

First reaction: lab-made burger lacks flavor

LONDON (AP) — The food of the future could do with a pinch of seasoning — and maybe some cheese. Two volunteers who took the first public bites of hamburger grown in a laboratory gave […]

08/05/2013

Anastasia, a young farm pig, walks around her yard after being vaccinated and micro-chipped at the Happy Trails Farm Animal Sanctuary in Ravenna, Ohio on Monday, April 23, 2007. (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta)

Pigs smart as dogs? Activists pose the question

NEW YORK (AP) — There’s extensive evidence that pigs are as smart and sociable as dogs. Yet one species is afforded affection and respect; the other faces mass slaughter en route to becoming bacon, ham […]

07/29/2013

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2 men face rat, reptile breeding cruelty charges

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Two men have been charged with more than 100 counts each of felony animal cruelty for the way they treated many of nearly 20,000 rats and reptiles found dead, dying or […]

07/22/2013

SeaWorld San Diego

PETA buys shares of SeaWorld stock

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — PETA has purchased newly issued shares of SeaWorld Entertainment Inc., the theme park company often targeted for protests by the animal rights group.

04/23/2013

(Photo credit: Iditarod.com)

PETA apologizes to Iditarod musher over dog’s death

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has apologized to an Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race musher whose dog died at a checkpoint.

04/08/2013

Wranglers say 'Hobbit' animals died on unsafe farm

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) – Animal wranglers involved in the making of “The Hobbit” movie trilogy say the production company is responsible for the deaths of up to 27 animals, largely because they were kept […]

11/19/2012

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