The organization said wet markets like the Huanan Seafood Wholesale Market in China, where the novel coronavirus is believe to have originated, are breeding grounds for deadly diseases.
Every year, PETA receives hundreds of fur coats donated by people who learn how "cruel and violent" the industry is, spokesperson Moira Colley said.
"The management and protection of private wetlands that is incentivized and funded by the sale of American alligator eggs and hides benefits [other] species as well," the state argued in its complaint.
The animal rights group claims pet store's fish suppliers routinely put the animals under "horrendous neglect and mistreatment."
PETA said its exposé into the Russian fur trade revealed animals including rabbits, minks and chinchillas were subjected to shocking abuse.
Sports Illustrated this year even named Uga "The greatest mascot in college football history." PETA wants Uga officially retired as a mascot.
Animal rights organization PETA called out actor Jason Momoa for pulling a "sad stunt" that it said ignores the cruel treatment of captive animals used for television and film.
James Cromwell, the actor from 'Babe', was arrested Thursday on the Texas A&M campus at a PETA protest.
The animal rights organization spoke out against Chinese researchers' use of live animals, including pigs and dogs, as crash test dummies for cars.
The animal rights organisation says one definition describing an "inhuman" person as "brutish or beastlike" is derogatory to animals.
New Iditarod CEO Rob Urbach has announced that he plans to meet with the animal rights organization People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), which has been highly critical of the dogsled race before, and devoted to ending its annual occurrence.
The new law bans the sale and manufacturing of all new fur products throughout California, as well as placing restrictions on hunting and circuses.
The feat was accomplished by having a 90 percent live release mark, but PETA said it "spells disaster" for animals.
The president's son-in-law owns a real estate company with rental properties in the Maryland city that's been cited with hundreds of code violations in recent years, including for rat infestations.
"There's a cost when speaking truth to power, and this time I paid the price by losing my job, but I'm not mourning, I'm organizing," Matt Bruce wrote on Facebook.
"This is what the box would look like if [Popeyes] told the truth about what goes into their food," PETA wrote on Twitter.
"PETA is trying to wake people up to the implications of choosing this white beverage," campaigners wrote in a blog post.
As faux fur and other cruelty-free, vegan materials take over, real animal fur can be put to good use, and this generous donation would secure Aretha forever as an "Angel" for animals, the letter said.
"Mr. President, 'dog' is not an insult. They are loyal and loving," the animal rights group PETA said Tuesday. "They make you want to be a better person. You should try it some time."
"PETA offers $100,000 carrot to @NRA in exchange for animal-friendly reforms like kicking these gormless pathetic twits off membership roles," PETA's president tweeted with a photo of Trump's eldest sons.
Controversy remains over its orca programme.
"Deport callous cheating opportunists now! All nations have their undesirables," the PETA billboard states.
The suspect was photographed at a PETA demonstration, but she doesn't appear to have any strong connection to animal rights or welfare organizations.