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  • Apr
  • 9

Yes, These Turtles Are Still Alive

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PETA rescue workers discovered the two turtles pictured below beside local roads. Although they were mortally wounded, both turtles were still alive and suffering immensely when we found them. They were quickly and mercifully put out of their  misery.

As the weather warms up, turtles are becoming increasingly mobile. If you see a  turtle attempting to cross a …

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  • Mar
  • 18

Fashion Icon Vivienne Westwood Gets Her Toes Wet in Vegetarian Campaign

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In honor of World Water Day , Vivienne Westwood has forgone fashion in  favor of her birthday suit in a new video about the meat industry’s depletion of  world water supplies. “I am an eco-warrior, but I take long showers with a clean  conscience because I’m vegetarian,” says Westwood as she bathes in the video.

An impassioned environmentalist, Vivienne reveals …

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  • Mar
  • 13

Evolution of an Advocate

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In 1988, I was flipping through a newspaper (this was in the days before the Internet) and saw a full-page PETA ad with a photo of a monkey in a vivisection restraining chair . At that time, I had never really thought about animal experimentation. Had I been asked about it, I would have considered it immoral—but it just wasn’t …

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  • Mar
  • 10

Tips on Preventing Harm to Wildlife

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There are many ways in which you can be a lifesaver. Please share these valuable tips with neighbors and friends so that the birds, mice, opossums, squirrels, raccoons, and other animals whose habitats intersect with ours can be protected from harm :

Cap your chimney. When birds sit on top of a chimney for warmth, they can be overcome by fumes, which …

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  • Feb
  • 4

New Test Saves Thousands of Mice

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Happy news for mice! Tens of thousands of mice will be spared agonizing deaths  every year following the landmark approval of a more accurate toxicity test for shellfish eaten by humans in the U.S. The Interstate Shellfish Sanitation  Conference formally approved the test at its meeting last week.

For decades, state fisheries throughout the U.S. …

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  • Feb
  • 3

Can’t We All Just Get Along? Sharing Habitats With Our Feathered and Furry Neighbors

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Our work to help people live in harmony with wildlife isn’t as well known as some of our other efforts, but it is nevertheless a vital part of PETA’s mission to relieve animal suffering.

Imagine you are traveling through the countryside. The day grows long, and you start looking for a place to get food, water, and some rest. You spot a …

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  • Jan
  • 28

The cold, hard truth about feral cats

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They named her Frosty because she had been found nearly frozen to death in a Wisconsin barn, barely conscious, piteously mewing a “death cry,” as her rescuers described it. With emergency care, the emaciated 10-week-old “barn kitten” survived the night, but she has been fighting for her life ever since, battling pneumonia, diarrhea and frostbite on her …

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