Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, or PETA, is an American animal rights organization founded in March 1980 and led by Ingrid Newkirk, its international president. A non-profit corporation with 300 employees and two million members and supporters, it claims to be the largest animal rights group in the world. Its slogan is "animals are not ours to eat, wear, experiment on, or use for entertainment." Learn more about one of the most recognised animal rights organizations in the world in the following pages.