Las Vegas — Members of PETA are planning to protest the new Animal Planet show, “Taking On Tyson,” which stars legendary boxer Mike Tyson.
The show features Tyson’s affinity for pigeons and his entry into competitive pigeon racing. The racing aspect of the show hasn’t thrilled everyone.
“If Mike Tyson truly loved birds, he would fight for their protection — not force them into a ‘race’ that tears them away from their families and subjects them to injuries, exhaustion and death,” PETA Vice President Lisa Lange said in a statement.
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