Roadside zoos are going up in flames—for real. Hundreds of animals have been killed in fires during the last few years alone—and these are just some of the ones that were reported.
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Lila, a tiger who had lost almost all her fur while trapped at South Carolina’s notorious Waccatee Zoo, is missing and presumed dead. PETA wants answers.
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For PETA’s 40th anniversary, join us in celebrating 40 major ways we’ve helped animals exploited by circuses and roadside zoos over the past four decades.
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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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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 has filed a notice in Monterey County Superior Court to appeal a court decision dismissing PETA’s lawsuit against the Monterey Zoo and its president, Charlie Sammut, a case involving the use of canes to threaten and control the elephants it exploits. PETA’s lawsuit alleges that the Monterey Zoo engages in unlawful business practices by… Read more »
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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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PETA has just obtained photos and video footage taken during the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) June 22 inspection of Jeff Lowe’s Greater Wynnewood Exotic Animal Park (aka “G.W. Zoo”), during which the notorious exhibitor was cited for numerous failures to provide animals with adequate veterinary care, among other animal welfare issues. The photos show… Read more »
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Animal exploiters are nonessential—the coronavirus pandemic proves that the world can keep on turning without the torture and killing of animals.
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