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Ricky Gervais: Bearskin Caps Are Not a Laughing Matter
Ricky Gervais: Bearskin Caps Are Not a Laughing Matter

PICS: HUNDREDS MARCH THROUGH CENTRAL LONDON WITH MESSAGE TO 'SPARE THE BEARS'
PICS: HUNDREDS MARCH THROUGH CENTRAL LONDON WITH MESSAGE TO 'SPARE THE BEARS'

Brit Award–Winning Singer Joss Stone's Naked Bearskins Ad
Brit Award–Winning Singer Joss Stone's Naked Bearskins Ad

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Nude PETA Members Tell the Naked Truth About Bearskins

Wearing nothing but bear masks and with their nude bodies coated in "blood", dozens of PETA members – symbolising black bears slaughtered in Canada for The Queen's Guards' caps – held a "die-in" near St. Paul's Cathedral. They were calling on the Ministry of Defence (MoD) to stop the needless killing of bears for ceremonial headwear. Four PETA activists who were without masks held signs that read, "MoD: Go Fur-Free".

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Bears are cruelly killed for their hides; they are either shot during hunts or ensnared, possibly for days, in painful traps. During hunts, as many as one bear in seven is not killed immediately after being shot, and some escape wounded, possibly dying later from blood loss or starvation. In some Canadian provinces, there are no restrictions on the shooting of mothers who have nursing cubs, leading to the slaughter of entire families during hunts.

Help Stop the Slaughter

These compassionate people may have bared all, but you don't have to strip to save bears. Use our quick online form to send an e-mail to MoD Minister Peter Luff MP calling on the MoD to go fur-free today.

PETA's Bare Skin, Not Bearskin Demonstration

Bare Skin, Not Bear Skin Bare Skin, Not Bear Skin Bare Skin, Not Bear Skin
Bare Skin, Not Bear Skin Bare Skin, Not Bear Skin Bare Skin, Not Bear Skin