PETA Seizes 22 Big Cats From Tim Stark’s Roadside Zoo ‘Wildlife in Need’

As a result of PETA’s successful Endangered Species Act (ESA) lawsuit against Wildlife in Need and its operators—Tim Stark of Tiger King and his ex-wife, Melissa Lane—22 tigers, lions, and tiger/lion hybrids made it out of the now-defunct roadside zoo today. All were transported to The Wild Animal Sanctuary in Colorado and the Turpentine Creek… Read more »

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PETA Calls For State Audit of University of Cincinnati, Ohio State University After COVID-19–Related Animal Killings

Today, PETA sent a letter to the state auditor urging an audit of the use of public money, personnel, property, equipment, and space by the University of Cincinnati and Ohio State University for animal experiments deemed non-essential during the COVID-19 pandemic. This apparently led to the euthanasia of animals in the schools’ laboratories. In its… Read more »

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PETA Wants Accused Arsonist Charged With Animal Abuse

This morning, PETA sent a letter urging Jeremy Markiewicz, the chief deputy district attorney of Jackson County, to file appropriate cruelty-to-animals charges against Michael Jarrod Bakkela, who currently faces arson, criminal mischief, and reckless endangerment charges after he allegedly started a fire that contributed to the devastating Almeda fire. “An enormous number of wild and… Read more »

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Celebrate ‘Voktoberfest’ With These PETA Recipes

The plug may have been pulled on official Oktoberfest celebrations in Munich, Germany, but here at home, PETA is putting the oom-pah-pah into Voktoberfest menus with a round-up of the best vegan versions of traditional German foods that’ll have everyone putting on a dirndl—and yes, there’s even vegan lederhosen—and grabbing a stein to celebrate. Guests… Read more »

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The Camel Farm Permanently Closes to the Public After Years of Vet Care Failures

After sustained complaints from PETA urging the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) not to renew The Camel Farm’s exhibitor’s license, a USDA enforcement proceeding against the roadside zoo was resolved yesterday with the permanent revocation of its license. The Camel Farm can never again be licensed, and it also faces a $126,000 penalty, held in… Read more »

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