Peta

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Definition

PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals): an animal rights organization based in the United States
noun

RSPCA (Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals): a charity in England and Wales that promotes animal welfare
noun
Note that PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) is involved in animal rights protests and demonstrations. The RSPCA (Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) (UK) and the SPCA (Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) (US) simply believe in improving animal welfare and are not as "extreme" as PETA.

Examples

  • "PETA is an acronym, Peter."
  • "Susie : It's also an animal rights organization: "People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals"."
  • "especially if PETA becomes involved."

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