Animal “Rights” Group Seeks Personhood for Elephant

A Bronx Zoo elephant named Happy was the center of attention Thursday when a New York appellate court deliberated about granting the mammal personhood. According to UPI, the Nonhuman Rights Project (NhRP) asked the Appellate Division of New York State Supreme Court to grant the mammal personhood rights alleging Happy is living in solitary confinement… Read More Animal “Rights” Group Seeks Personhood for Elephant

“Tiger King” Animal Park May Have Closed Due to PETA Pressure

The USDA has suspended the operating license of the Greater Wynnewood Exotic Animal Park that has resulted in the facility having to close. The park was owned by self-proclaimed ‘Tiger King’ Joe Exotic, respectfully, and its management alleges the suspension was due to pressure from People for the Extortion, Torture, and Abuse of human beings… Read More “Tiger King” Animal Park May Have Closed Due to PETA Pressure

Animal “Rights” Activists Demand Zoo Closure Due to Video of “Smoking Orangutan”

Despite signs telling visitors not to give food or cigarettes to zoo animals, animal rights activists have started an online petition demanding Badung Zoo just outside of Jakarta, Indonesia be closed due to video footage of an orangutan smoking a cigarette surfaced on social media last Friday. According to The Jakarta Post, the Indonesia Animal… Read More Animal “Rights” Activists Demand Zoo Closure Due to Video of “Smoking Orangutan”

Ontario themepark sues animal “rights” group for legal harassment

The Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty of Animals (OSPCA) is an animal welfare organization given legal authority to enforce Ontario, Canada’s animal welfare laws. Last November, the Times Colonist reports, an animal rights group filed a complaint with OSCPA alleging animal cruelty at Marineland, a themepark located in Niagara Falls, Ontario. Initially, Marineland… Read More Ontario themepark sues animal “rights” group for legal harassment