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Mumbai: Describing the condition of the civic body-run zoo in the city as pathetic, several animal rights groups have suggested that it be shut down.

People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has appealed to the Central Zoo Authority (CZA) to close down the zoo in Byculla area, a tourist attraction, as the authorities have failed to maintain it properly.

In observance of the International Chicken Respect Day, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has urged the Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC), to install a statue of a chicken in a busy part of the city to pay respect to the billions of chickens which are killed for food.

Mumbai: Following the death of Shakti, the five-year-old male hippopotamus, at Veermata Jijabai Udyan on April 24, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (Peta) has demanded that the Central Zoo Authority (CZA) conduct an immediate inspection of the zoo and an inquiry into the death.

The death of a five-year-old hippopotamus at the Byculla zoo recently has agitated a key animal rights body which has threatened to move the Bombay High Court if the conditions in the cages did not improve.

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India wants to know what a groundbreaking 2006 UN report concluded: 'Raising animals for food generates more greenhouse-gas emissions than all the cars, trucks, ships and planes in the world combined.' That is why the group will display on Tuesday (World Earth Day) of 'polar bears' with 'bloody' wounds and with forks stuck in their chests standing

They have now applied under RTI asking reasons for refusal of permission

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People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) today held a mock funeral procession at Jantar Mantar here to protest against the barbaric marketing strategies of cosmetic players and relentless brutality endured on innocent animals, whose fates are sealed once they enter the cosmetic-testing labs.

In the midst of a severe outbreak of avian flu, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India has revealed the realities of crowded and filthy chicken and egg factory farms along with a report linking these conditions to the outbreak of Bird Flu.

Guwahati: The People for Ethical Treatment to Animals (PETA) says that bird flu in Assam was due to farm filth. In a strongly-worded report they said, they had arrived at the conclusion after a secret survey was made on 40 farms in Assam, besides information from the Government departments.