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JACKSON DENIES HOBBIT ANIMALS WERE HARMED

November 20, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Animal activists were up in arms Monday following accusations by wranglers working on The Hobbit that animals used in the production had been killed or suffered injuries at a ranch far from the actual sets of the movie. The American Humane Association, which is monitoring the welfare of the animals on the set, said that, […]

PETA AND HUMANE ASSN. BATTLE OVER LUCK

March 16, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

A “turf war” has broken out between People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and the American Humane Association over the deaths of three horses used on the now-canceled HBO series Luck. Dr. Rick Arthur of the California Horse Racing Board told today’s (Friday) New York Times that claims by PETA about unsafe conditions of […]

ANIMAL RIGHTS GROUP BLASTS ELEPHANTS MOVIE

May 10, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

A group called Animal Defenders International (ADI) has posted video online which it claims shows members of the company that supplied the animals for Water for Elephants abusing elephants while training them. In particular, the video allegedly shows Tai — named Rosie in the film — being given electric shocks with hand-held stun guns while […]