Breaking Dawn Part 2: PETA Howls Over Caged Wolves at Premiere Party

"Real wolves do not belong at a party with blaring music and flashing lights," animal rights group tells E! News

By Natalie Finn Nov 14, 2012 2:27 AMTags
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For the record, PETA prefers its Twilight wolves in CGI form.

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals showed its teeth today after hearing that three caged wolves were among the attractions greeting guests last night at the Breaking Dawn: Part 2 premiere after-party.

"Didn't it dawn on the Twilight event organizers that real wolves do not belong at a party with blaring music and flashing lights?" PETA said Tuesday in a statement to E! News.

"The wolves were provided by Hollywood Animals, a notorious exhibitor that has been cited for numerous violations of the Animal Welfare Act for repeatedly failing to provide the animals it exploits with basic veterinary care and proper shelter, space, food, and water. We hope the rest of the promotional events surrounding Breaking Dawn celebrates the brilliant work of the cast and crew and shows enough respect for wildlife to leave animals out of it."

Well, at least PETA called the actual film "brilliant"!

Reps for Summit Entertainment and Hollywood Animals have not yet returned requests for comment.