US: Stop using dogs to stress elephants

2015-02-03 10:13

The US federal government has ordered the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium to have its human handlers stop using cattle dogs to cause 'behavioural stress' to its elephants.

Snake 'eats' man, sets off Internet tizzy

2014-11-07 12:15

A young US naturalist and adventurer in the Amazon has set off an Internet stir after he claimed he offered himself for dinner to a giant snake for a TV show. Peta however are calling him a 'fool'

Reward offered for man shown kicking squirrel

2014-08-07 09:49

An animal rights group has offered a reward of nearly $17 000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a man who apparently kicked a squirrel into Arizona's Grand Canyon.

Lady Gaga blasted by PETA for making her dog wear earrings!

2014-06-23 17:30

Lady Gaga has been blasted by animal charities including PETA after she posted photos on Instagram showing her pet dog wearing a heavy necklace.

Peta wants to adopt Mandela rabbit

2014-01-24 05:30

Animal rights group Peta wants to adopt the bronze rabbit once it is removed from a statue of former president Nelson Mandela, Arts and Culture Minister Paul Mashatile says.

Tiger who mauled handler to stay at Aussie Zoo

2013-11-27 11:42

A tiger that attacked its handler at Australia Zoo, mauling him in front of a crowd of shocked spectators including schoolchildren, will remain at the popular tourist attraction, officials said Wednesday.

Celebs that went nude for PETA

2013-10-02 10:46

What better way to promote a cause than with naked/semi-naked celebrities? It certainly caught our attention.

In-vitro chicken next

2013-08-05 20:05

Scientists have unveiled the world's first lab-grown beef burger, next up is in-vitro chicken and a $1m prize.

Peta apologises to Iditarod musher

2013-04-08 17:24

Peta has apologised to the Iditarod musher it accused of leaving her dog unattended before it died.

Brian May named PETA's Person of the Year

2013-01-02 20:46

Queen guitarist Brian May has been honoured by the animal rights group PETA, for his efforts to stop badgers from being killed.


After 44 years, Miami orca may be free

2015-01-26 10:08

Lolita, a killer whale that has lived in a tank at Miami's Seaquarium for 44 years, could move a step closer to freedom.

PETA ups reward for ID of man who kicked squirrel into Grand Canyon

2014-09-03 21:13

The animal rights group PETA has increased its reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a man filmed kicking a squirrel into the Grand Canyon.

PETA slams Kim Kardashian over dolphin ride

2014-08-04 19:00

Animal rights campaigners PETA have launched an attack on Kim Kardashian calling her "intrusive" and "dangerous" for swimming with dolphins whilst on holiday in Mexico.

LA bans bullhooks on circus elephants

2014-05-05 08:57

Los Angeles has banned the use of bullhooks, pitchforks, baseball bats and other goads that circus trainers use to control elephants and other exotic animals, delighting campaigners.

Ricky Gervias named PETA's Person of the Year

2013-12-24 11:00

Ricky Gervais has been named PETA's Person of the Year for his staunch support of animal welfare on Twitter and for raising awareness for anti-fur campaigns.

Civets abused to produce expensive coffee, says Peta

2013-10-17 11:45

Civets have gone insane as a result of being caged and fed excessively to make them excrete prized civet coffee, an animal rights group has said.

PETA roars at Katy Perry over music video

2013-09-16 15:45

Animal rights organisation PETA has criticised pop star Katy Perry on the use of trained animals in her ROAR music video.

Jude Law campaigns against seal trade

2013-04-21 12:36

Actor Jude Law has written to the World Trade Organisation to urge it to uphold a European Union ban on seal fur.

US airline drops lab test monkeys

2013-01-09 17:34

Animal rights activists have claimed a major victory in their campaign to stop global airlines from transporting monkeys for use in laboratory experiments.

PETA slams Lady Gaga for fur purchase

2012-12-19 13:19

Lady Gaga has been blasted by animal rights group PETA after she was spotted buying fur coats in Russia.

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