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Celebrate a Year of Victories for Animals

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We did it! With your help, PETA made 2011 a banner year for animals. Ringling was slapped with the largest fine in circus history for violations of the Animal Welfare Act. The Environmental Protection Agency adopted modern replacements for animal tests, saving millions of animals. Four laboratory workers were indicted on felony cruelty-to-animals charges as a result of our investigation at a North Carolina laboratory.

We persuaded many businesses to get rid of glue traps, stop selling foie gras, quit using great apes in advertising, and drop their sponsorship of the Iditarod.

This year, we saw bullhooks banned, pound seizure halted, fur banned, and roadside zoos shut down. And we brought numerous animal abusers to justice.

And that’s just scratching the surface. There are far too many victories, large and small, to list them all here, but we’ve rounded up the year’s highlights in this video recap of 2011. Break out your giant foam finger and get ready to celebrate excessively:

Thank you for all that you did for animals in 2011! You can help make 2012 an even better year for animals by making a tax-deductible year-end gift right now.

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    Patty Bowers says...

    December 23rd, 2011, 3:11 pm

    NO ONE does more for animals than PETA!
    THANK YOU for your determined dedication and VERY HARD Work!
    PETA Rocks! Love you all!
    Patty Bowers

    thomas moore says...

    December 23rd, 2011, 3:33 pm

    What a wonderful ending for 2011. Now let’s get ready for 2012. Thank you PETA and all you fantastic members out there.

    Andy says...

    December 23rd, 2011, 3:50 pm

    Thank you PETA for all that you do. You provide us all a vehicle in which we can speak up for animals. I am proud to be a member of such a fine organization.

    Patricia Stanley says...

    December 23rd, 2011, 6:49 pm

    I am so happy to hear that we have has so many victories this year. lets all get together and help save more of God’s creatures. we are their voices and they need us more than ever to save them from cruel and in humane people that deserve to be punished and burn in hell. God bless all animals big and small.

    Dazzle59 says...

    December 24th, 2011, 11:56 am

    Thank you, PETA! Keep up the great work in 2012! There is still so much to do. Blessings to you all.

    Lorraine Greyvenstein says...

    December 26th, 2011, 11:46 am

    Your work for animal rights is inspirational. Thank you for alleviating the suffering of animals and for making the human species aware of the cruelty it inflicts on animal species.

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