PETA – People for The Ethical Treatment of Animals.

Slogan: – “Animals are not ours to experiment on, eat, wear, use for entertainment, or abuse in any other way”.

Focus: – It focuses on the issues about animals in laboratories, the food industry, the leather trade and entertainment.

Favour by PETA.

  • It stopped Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre from shipping stray dogs from Mexico to California to be used in experiments.
  • Exposed the backstage beating of Orangutans by Las Vegas entertainer Bobby Bersin, his wildlife permit was suspended and his show closed.
  • NASA took back Bion Mission experiment in which monkeys were made to wear straightjackets to have electrodes implanted into their bodies and be launched in space.
  • Closed Taiwan’s drowning tanks which were used to kill stray and unwanted dogs.
  • All car crash tests on animal stopped worldwide following PETA’s campaign on “General Motors” in which there was use of live pigs and ferrets in crash test.
  • More than 26,000 animals were rescued from an exotic animal dealer by PETA’s investigation. It was largest animal seizure in history.

By Sanjana.