A Meatpacking District restaurant called off a planned party to be hosted by SeaWorld Tuesday, after an animal rights group threatened to protest over the live penguins that were set to be part of it.
PETA charges that SeaWorld’s “A Sea Of Surprises” float with penguins, kelp and whales is part of its crisis management after the documentary “Blackfish” gave the theme park a black eye.
The ongoing battle over banning the practice has been reignited by the mayoral race, and celebrities have weighed in on the issue. A prominent New Yorker and business man is also joining the fight. Gym mogul David Barton and Dan Mathews of PETA joined us on The Couch to talk about the issue.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie had no mercy for a spider that crawled up onto his desk as he spoke to a group of children late last week.
PETA claims the birds are raised in captivity and when they are taken states away and let loose to fly home, many fall prey to predators, starve or die in poor weather.
Goose eradication was authorized in NYC after U.S. Airways Flight 1549 — which had its engines disabled by a flock of geese — made a miraculous landing in the Hudson in 2009.
The NYPD has been commended for a new method to catch trespassers – the small, furry ones running loose at the headquarters of the nation’s largest department.