PETA http://wuot.org en Animal Rights Group Increases Pressure On Cherokee NC Zoo http://wuot.org/post/animal-rights-group-increases-pressure-cherokee-nc-zoo <p></p><p>The national animal rights group <a href="http://www.peta.org/">People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)</a> is turning up the heat on a small privately-owned&nbsp;roadside zoo&nbsp;in Cherokee, North Carolina,&nbsp;where, PETA officials say, the bears are forced to live in&nbsp;stark, concrete pits with little or no natural stimulation.&nbsp;&nbsp; PETA says it will focus more of its attention on the <a href="http://cherokeebearzoo.com/bears.htm">Cherokee Bear Zoo </a>now that a similar attraction in Cherokee has been shut down.</p> Fri, 30 Aug 2013 08:30:00 +0000 Matt Shafer Powell 7548 at http://wuot.org Animal Rights Group Increases Pressure On Cherokee NC Zoo