PETA Sues to Shut Down Roadside Zoos

US Agriculture Secretary Sonny Purdue is the subject of scrutiny as part of a lawsuit brought by People for the Extortion, Torture and Abuse of human beings (PETA) against the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Specifically, the lawsuit singled out Alvin’s Bayou Wildlife Park, a roadside zoo located near Galveston County, Texas. The group…

Growing Wolf Population Plagues Germany

During November of last year, animal rights activists in Germany migrated to the forests of Upper Lausitz near Germany’s border with Poland hoping to prevent a cull of a wolf pack that slaughtered area farmer sheep populations. According to the UK Telegraph, wolves were almost considered extinct in Germany during the early part of the…