Anita Krajnc speaks onstage during a 2016 Humane Society event in Hollywood, Calif. Angela Weiss/Getty Images for The Humane Society Of The United States hide caption

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Spanish rejoneador Pablo Hermoso de Mendoza brandishes a banderilla as he fights a bull during the El Pilar Feria at La Misericordia bullring last week. Alberto Simon /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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People listen to speeches during a protest against bullfighting in Madrid on Saturday. The placard reads in Spanish: "Torture is neither art nor culture." Francisco Seco/AP hide caption

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During the 2014 Tournament of Roses Parade, SeaWorld's float was accompanied by police in Pasadena, Calif. PETA supporters were arrested for protesting the float that day, and PETA claims that a SeaWorld employee posing as a PETA volunteer tipped police off to the protest. Ringo H.W. Chiu/AP hide caption

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PETA Says Undercover SeaWorld Employee Posed As Animal Rights Activist

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Elephant acts at Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will be phased out by 2018, the circus' parent company said today. The elephants will retire to a conservation center in Polk City, Fla. Tamika Moore/AL.com/Landov hide caption

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Trainer Jimmy McConnell of Shelbyville, Tenn., rides champion walking horse Watch It Now before a 2009 football game in Knoxville, Tenn. Celebrations of the breed's distinctive gait are a 75-year-old tradition, but animal rights activists say that for many of those decades, the walking horse industry has abused animals to get their knees even higher. Wade Payne/AP hide caption

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Making Sure Those Walking Horses Aren't Hurting Horses

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States Fight California's Chicken Cage Law. But It's Really About Bacon

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