PETA Demands End to German Military’s Pig Mutilations

This morning, PETA and PETA Germany sent a joint letter to German Defence Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, calling for the German armed forces to stop mutilating and killing pigs in outdated training exercises immediately. The groups have also sent a letter to the licensing authority calling for the revocation of the military’s permit. The groups note… Read more »

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Virginia Tech Tries to Cover Up Animal Deaths in Laboratories, but PETA Exposes the Receipts

Armed with damning internal documents, PETA sent a letter today to Virginia Tech’s (VT) president, Timothy D. Sands, calling out the university’s misleading public claim that it “did not mandate any animals to be euthanized due to COVID-19,” citing records showing that VT laboratories deemed animals expendable and killed them in response to the pandemic.… Read more »

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Lawsuit Looms Over Animal Care at Pymatuning Deer Park

PETA and the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) have sent an official notice as required under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) to the operators of Pymatuning Deer Park, alerting them of the groups’ intent to sue over the roadside zoo’s mistreatment of lions, tigers, lemurs, and other protected animals. The groups also allege that the… Read more »

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Court Orders Dade City’s Wild Things to Pay Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars to PETA

The U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida has just ordered the now-shuttered Dade City’s Wild Things (DCWT) and principals Kathy and Randy Stearns to pay $399,118.10 to PETA in attorneys’ fees and expenses related to the group’s Endangered Species Act (ESA) lawsuit against the roadside zoo. PETA was previously awarded a default… Read more »

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PETA Statement: Why Human Antibodies Are Superior to Chicken Antibodies for Fighting the Novel Coronavirus

Please see the following statement from PETA regarding the use of chicken antibodies to fight the novel coronavirus: Snorting chicken antibodies to ward off COVID-19 infections may sound like a joke, but it’s actually just bad science. For scientific and ethical reasons, an end to using animals to produce antibodies was recommended by the European… Read more »

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