Mice are complex, unique beings with the capacity to experience a wide range of emotions. These highly social animals communicate with each other using high-frequency sounds that are inaudible to the human ear. Male mice woo mates with high-pitched love songs. Female mice with litters will vigorously defend their nests and young.
Mice become emotionally attached to …
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You have to hand it to the dairy industry’s marketing geniuses. They’ve paid everyone from Chris Brown to Katie Couric to shill for cow’s milk and persuaded the likes of the National Football League, Quaker, and Taco Bell to jump onboard. But as researchers investigate all the health claims that the milk industry makes, they’re coming up short on …
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PETA has been working for more than 30 years to stop animal suffering, and 2014 was our best year ever. Watch PETA take on the biggest animal abusers with eye-catching tactics and groundbreaking innovations, and find out what you can do to make 2015 even better!
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Tired of swapping anonymous gifts with random coworkers or family members every holiday?
Now there’s an easy way to be a Secret Santa for those who will be truly grateful for your gift—the many dogs, cats, rabbits, and other animals who need PETA’s vital work to save them from cruelty and abuse.
PETA’s Secret Santa program is a festive way to help animals and …
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This is the follow-up to an article about peta2 posted on PETA Prime last week.
Augustus Club: PETA has been cited as the most popular social-change organization among young people. In your opinion, why does PETA connect with young people more successfully than other organizations?
Marta Holmberg: Early on, we recognized the importance of reaching young people, and we decided to …
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Now that I’ve caught your attention … may we discuss this subject in polite company?
Readers who have ever had an embarrassing show of affection from their dog will relate to Dr. Marc Bekoff’s book Why Dogs Hump and Bees Get Depressed . This lively collection of essays is a sequel to the author’s The Emotional Lives of Animals. Bekoff is an evolutionary biologist who writes with heart, soul, …
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PETA’s new “Rescued” calendar features some of the many dogs, geese, bears, and other animals who have been saved from lives of cruelty and abuse, thanks to the generosity of PETA donors.
The wonderful photos and inspiring stories in our 2015 calendar represent only a fraction of the animals who are helped by PETA every single day. Each month also includes animal …
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