PETA Slams CBS For Using Live Animals in New Show | Ecorazzi

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africa-lions-592x380PETA has released a statement reprimanding CBS for the use of live wild animals in the production of its new summer show ‘Zoo.’

“By producing a show that exploits wild animals, including lions, CBS has proved that it’s out of sync with public opinion at a time when people are shunning Sea World’s captive orca sideshows, states and counties are passing laws banning wild animal acts and private ownership, and Ringling Bros. is taking elephants off the road,” said PETA Foundation Deputy Director of Captive Animal Law Enforcement Brittany Peet.

According to The Los Angeles Times, PETA was present during pre-production meetings with CBS when the show was first green-lighted for the summer line up. As a result, the show producers agreed to not use chimpanzees or elephants but the organization’s plea was ignored when it came to lions.

“Lions belong in the wild, not confined to tiny…

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