An Orca’s Life in Captivity vs. the Ocean [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Sources: One Green Planet , PeTA, Blackfish

When the documentary “Blackfish” was released to critical acclaim in 2013, the world shifted beneath SlaveWorld’s feet. The once-favorite entertainment attraction lost its long-held prestige and a movement against the company was sparked. Animal lovers staged protests and Twitter erupted with angry hashtags like #downwithSeaWorld.

SlaveWorld has tried to write off these actions and others, calling them attacks by “extreme animal rights activists,” however, what the entertainment giant does not seem to understand is that “Blackfish” has permanently changed how we view marine mammals kept in captivity. Thanks to the film and subsequently available information on the issue, most of the public has been awoken to the sadness, frustration and abuse suffered by orcas in captivity.

These orcas lead very different lives than they would in the wild– their natural abilities are stifled and they rarely receive the stimulation and exercise they…

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PETA Offers Up to $5,000 Reward for Help in Nabbing Person Who Killed Mother Seal

Exposing the Big Game

A mother harbor seal, who had recently given birth, was found dead on the beach north of the Ocean Park beach approach last week, thought to have been a victim of an intentional vehicular killing.  Photo by SUZY WHITTEY / Chinook Observer A mother harbor seal, who had recently given birth, was found dead on the beach north of the Ocean Park beach approach last week, thought to have been a victim of an intentional vehicular killing.
Photo by SUZY WHITTEY / Chinook Observer

http://www.peta.org/media/news-releases/peta-offers-5000-reward-help-nabbing-person-killed-mother-seal/

Federal Officials Seeking Culprit and Missing Baby Seal

For Immediate Release:
May 8, 2014

Contact:
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Ocean Park, Wash. – On April 19, a pregnant harbor seal gave birth on a beach just north of Ocean Park. Concerned residents set up a perimeter—complete with red flag–draped warning signs—and checked on the seals periodically. On the morning of April 20, a concerned resident arrived to find that someone had apparently driven a truck into the area and run over the seal, severing her tail. The seal had to be euthanized because of the extent of her injuries, and her baby…

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Petition for Elephants

Exposing the Big Game

Sign for Elephants

We the People…

  • Refuse to allow the elephant species to disappear…
  • Refuse to allow poached elephants’ tusks to fund terrorism…
  • Refuse to allow the deaths of rangers as they defend elephants…
  • Refuse to allow the bloody ivory trade to continue in the United States of America.

Sign the Petition

Pass the Word!

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The Elephant Crisis &
How You Can Help

100 elephants per day are slaughtered in Africa for their tusks. We must end the ivory trade, or it will be the end of elephants. This May, it is vital that elephants receive 100,000 signatures across America to the White House.

We petition the president to:

Unequivocally ban the ivory commerce to save elephants from extinction

#signforelephants

How to Sign the Petition

They don’t make it easy but it’s really this simple:

  1. Create an Account with We the People
  2. Check your email for the confirmation…

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GUILTY! Two Workers at DiGiorno Cheese Supplier Convicted of Animal Cruelty

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April 22, 2014

GUILTY! Two Workers at DiGiorno Cheese Supplier Convicted of Animal Cruelty

WBF Cow Lift 02.pngAfter being caught on hidden camera beating, kicking and stabbing cows, Abelardo Jaimes and Lucia Martinez pled no contest to a total of 3 counts of animal cruelty today in Brown County Circuit Court. Their convictions come after an undercover investigation by Mercy For Animals at Wiese Brothers Farms in Greenleaf, Wisconsin, documented Jaimes and Martinez viciously kicking, whipping, beating and stabbing cows in the face and body.Following the release of Mercy For Animals’ graphic footage, two other Wiese Brothers Farms workers were also charged with multiple counts of criminal animal cruelty. Their cases are still pending.Watch the shocking undercover video here:

Mercy For Animals praises the Brown County Sheriff’s Department and District Attorney’s Office for taking swift and decisive action in pursuing justice for these abused and exploited animals.

At the time…

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