People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

(PETA representatives, including one dressed in a bunny suit, demonstrate in center city Philadelphia against the use of angora fur in fashions.   Photo by Steve Tawa)

PETA Stages Center City Protest Against Angora Rabbit Wool Production

On a sidewalk at 10th and Market Streets, a PETA spokeswoman said that angora rabbits endure horrifying pain as factory workers mistreat them to produce fabric for the fashion industry.


(A curious giraffe sniffs at a passing auto in the Great Adventure drive-through safari park.  File photo from State of NJ)

Great Adventure to Close Its Drive-Thru Safari Park

For nearly four decades, people have flocked to the drive-thru safari to get up close and personal with the animals at the Jackson, NJ theme park.


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Bucks County Organic Hair Salon Holds Grand Opening During Earth Day Weekend

A Newtown, Bucks County hair salon celebrated its grand opening over the Earth Day weekend. And the timing couldn’t have been better. The salon is totally organic.


(Chase Utley and Jack at Monday's PETA ad unveiling.  Photo by Ian Bush)

Phillies’ Chase Utley Is Star Of New Pet Adoption Ad Campaign

The animal rights goup “PETA” (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) is departing from some controversial tactics of its past — such as having women disrobe in public — to unveil a decidedly more conventional form of advertising.