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  • Jan
  • 5

VICTORY: India Bans Importation of Reptile Animal Skins, Certain Furs

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After hearing from PETA India about the extreme suffering of reptiles and other animals killed for leather or fur clothing and accessories, the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has issued a notification amending the trade policy of India that prohibits the importation of the skins of reptiles and the fur of chinchillas as well […]

  • Dec
  • 30

Crocodiles Cut Open, Skinned in Vietnam for Leather Bags

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PETA has exposed suffering on reptile farms in the U.S. and Africa, and now eyewitness footage reveals the horrifying reality for tens of thousands of crocodiles in Vietnam raised and violently killed to make “luxury” leather bags sold around the world. Two of the farms investigated supply crocodile skins to Louis Vuitton’s parent company LVMH […]

  • Feb
  • 25

Young Ostriches Butchered for ‘Luxury’ Bags

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In September 2015, PETA investigators traveled to South Africa to get never-before-seen footage inside the largest ostrich slaughterhouses in the world, including that of the exclusive supplier of ostrich skins for Hermès’ Birkin bags.

  • Jun
  • 24

Exposed: Crocodiles and Alligators Factory-Farmed for ‘Luxury’ Goods

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Thousands of crocodiles are crammed into concrete pits and alligators packed into filthy pools—all killed for their skin before even reaching adulthood.

  • Feb
  • 12

In the year of the snake, shed your skins

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As people around the world ring in the Year of the Snake, here’s a simple way to honor these mysterious, misunderstood animals: Keep them out of your wardrobe. Snakes and other reptiles should not have to suffer and die just for our cold-blooded vanity. According to a recent International Trade Centre (ITC) report, the global […]

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