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  • 11
  • Jul

Success! Philippine Airlines Stops Shipping Primates to Labs

Philippine Airlines will no longer transport primates to laboratories to be used in cruel and deadly experiments – a policy change that could save hundreds of monkeys each year from being trafficked for animal tests.

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Thousands of supporters from PETA and our international affiliates sent messages to the airline explaining that cruelty doesn’t fly – and that they would not give the company their business as long as it was facilitating atrocious experiments on primates. Volunteers from PETA Asia-Pacific also took to the street in Manila to protest outside … Read more.


  • 26
  • Jan

Rhinos Face Uphill Fight for Survival in South Africa

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The following post originally appeared in The PETA Files:

The year has not started well for South Africa’s rhinos. Five of the animals have already been killed since New Year’s Day, and if the recent past is any indication, many more victims will follow.

Overall, it has been an atrocious few years for South Africa’s rhinos. Poachers in the country continue to illegally slaughter an alarming number of the animals. Last year alone, 333 rhinos were murdered in South Africa, including 10 critically endangered black rhinosRead more.