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Noah Cyrus has leant her support to PETA's latest campaign against SeaWorld. 

The songstress appears in a new campaign image, which shows her trapped in a display tank, much like the animals held in captivity.

SeaWorld has been the target of multiple animal rights activists and organisations for many years. 


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According to PETA, SeaWorld should release their orca population into sanctuaries. 

'In the wild, orcas have sophisticated social relationships, working cooperatively to find food and travelling up to 140 miles in the ocean every day,' reads a statement on PETA's website.  

'But at SeaWorld, they’re often trapped in incompatible groups.'

'The tiny tanks they’re confined to leave them with nothing to do but float listlessly or swim in endless circles while enduring stress, frustration, and depression as well as the blazing-hot sun.'


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'They gnaw on the metal tank bars, often breaking their teeth, and are given drugs to manage stress-induced aggressive and psychotic behaviour.' 

'I love animals so much,' Noah said, in a video posted to PETA's YouTube page.

'To think that any animal would be trapped makes me so sad. It's like living in  your own bedroom your entire life and never being able to go outside,' 

Noah has previously appeared in an anti-dissection campaign for PETA, which lashed out against the experimentation of animals in classrooms. 

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A video showing a man lowering a struggling dog into fast flowing water has surfaced and since gone viral online this week. 

The video was shot on the set of A Dogs Purpose, a film about a dog who is reincarnated and searches for purpose through his multiple lives. 

The uncomfortable scene shows the stressed German Shepherd, named Hercules, being forced to perform in artificial rapids.

The video has casued outrage online, with animal rights activist organisations such as PRTA calling for a boycott of the film. 

In the midst of the controversy, Universal and Amblin who are producing the film, called off this weekend's planned premier. 

"Because Amblin’s review into the edited video released yesterday is still ongoing, distributor Universal Pictures has decided it is in the best interest of A Dog’s Purpose to cancel this weekend’s premiere and press junket," the Hollywood company told Time. 

"Amblin and Universal do not want anything to overshadow this film that celebrates the relationship between humans and animals." 

 PETA started a hashtag on Twitter called #BoycottADogsPurpose.

The hashtag has spawned hundreds of tweets from shocked animal lovers. 

"Watching that poor dog being forced in water, so scared he has to cling on the wall makes me cry and sick to my stomach," said one concerned viewer. 

"I couldn't be more excited to see this movie until I saw the horrible truth behind it. Stop animal cruelty," said another. 

Amblin and Universal have since stated that Hercules was not harmed in the filming of the movie. 

"Since the emergence of the footage, Amblin has engaged with many associated with the production of the film, including safety personnel, trainers and stunt coordinators as part of their in-depth review."

"While we are all disheartened by the appearance of an animal in distress, everyone has assured us that Hercules the German Shepherd was not harmed throughout the filmmaking.”



One of the world's most recognisable models put her fame to good use this week as she was revealed as the face – and body – of the first ever 'I'm Not a Trophy Campaign'.

The campaign is being run by the I'm Not a Trophy organisation which aims to raise awareness of the fact that a variety of endangered species are still being hunted by poachers.

A series of six images were posted to the group's Instagram account yesterday which all show Cara posing with nothing but animal imagery covering her body.


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Each of the images shows a different endangered animal and is branded with the words "I'm Not a Trophy".

The model – who is an ambassador for the animal rights group – was introduced to the organisation's founder Arno Elias through model friend Suki Waterhouse.

Cara told MarieClaire.com: "I was introduced to Arno’s work after falling in love with the images he did for my friend and fellow model Suki Waterhouse."

“Suki put us in touch, and before we knew it we were in Paris shooting together.” 


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The 23-year-old says she's passionate about animal rights and is honoured to be part of the campaign: "I'm extremely proud to act as inaugural ambassador for the first-ever, international I'm Not a Trophy campaign, a cause that not only benefits endangered species, but empowers women as well."

So not only does the Suicide Squad actress look the part, she genuinely believes in the campaign too.  Go Cara!

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