Articles by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

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What Is Vivisection?
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) - TRANSCEND Media Service, 31 Aug 2020

14 Aug 2020 – if you’re scratching your head and wondering “What is vivisection?” don’t fret—you’re not alone. We’ve broken down everything you need to know about the ruthless, archaic practice.

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Joaquin Phoenix Is PETA’s 2019 Person of the Year: Kind and Committed
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals – TRANSCEND Media Service, 9 Dec 2019

Standing in the spotlight doesn’t interest Joaquin Phoenix. As the buzz, critical acclaim, and Oscar talk surrounding his performance in Joker swirl, he’s been steadfastly ensuring that the spotlight is on what he cares about most deeply: animal liberation. His lifelong dedication to ending speciesism has brought him another award: He’s PETA’s 2019 Person of the Year.

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Bullfighting in 60 Seconds Flat
PETA-People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals – TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Nov 2019

Could you step into the life of a bull at a bullfight for just one minute? Each year, thousands of bulls are slaughtered in bullrings around the world. From the moment that they enter the ring, they don’t stand a chance. They may be weakened by beatings, have their horns shaved to keep them off balance, or have petroleum jelly rubbed into their eyes to impair their vision. The Running of the Bulls supports bullfighting as well. Most tourists don’t know that all the bulls that run in the streets of Pamplona, Spain, are later killed in the bullring…

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Baby Elephants, Bound and Broken: How Circuses Train Elephants (with pictures)
PETA-People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals – TRANSCEND Media Service, 22 May 2017

Join an elephant trainer as he takes us through the process of how he, alongside many other trainers, forced elephants to learn how to perform unnatural tricks for “entertainment.” This barbaric and violent training process goes on in secret, out of the public’s view and completely unmonitored by any federal, state, or local law-enforcement agency.

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Vietnam’s Crocodile Skin Industry
PETA-People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals – TRANSCEND Media Service, 1 May 2017

Warning: Graphic Images of Cruelty – This is the hidden cost of crocodile skin bags, wallets, watches, and other items. Vietnam’s exotic skins trade.

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The Hidden Lives of Chickens
PETA-People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals – TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 Mar 2015

Leading animal behavior scientists from around the globe know that chickens are inquisitive and interesting animals whose cognitive abilities are in some cases more advanced than those of cats, dogs, and even some primates.

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Makers of ‘Crush Porn’ Videos in Philippines Sentenced to Life in Prison
PETA, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals – TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 Oct 2014

Scantily clad girls—one of whom was just 12 years old at the time—were filmed skinning a dog alive and burning another with a clothes iron, cutting off rabbits’ ears and setting the rabbits on fire while they flailed and screamed, hitting a monkey in the eye with the sharp end of a stiletto heel, and crushing puppies until they vomited their own internal organs.

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Why Sport Hunting Is Cruel and Unnecessary
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals-PETA – TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Aug 2014

Although it was a crucial part of humans’ survival 100,000 years ago, hunting is now nothing more than a violent form of recreation that the vast majority of hunters do not need for subsistence. It has contributed to the extinction of animal species all over the world, including the Tasmanian tiger and the great auk.

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Victory! India Ends Tests on Animals for Household Products
PETA-People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals – TRANSCEND Media Service, 3 Feb 2014

A skin sensitization test that is currently performed by rubbing harsh chemicals into guinea pigs’ shaved skin was replaced with non-animal testing methods. This move will end all animal-poisoning tests for cleaners, detergents, and other common household products in India.

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