9 Celebrities Who Are Huge Animal Activists

These famous faces have huge hearts for animals.

By Catalina Barrios

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What would you do if you had millions of dollars and a face that could be recognized anywhere? Celebrities are a part of our culture and agree with it our not, they have great influence. This is why it is wonderful to see these famous folks step up and do what’s right for animals.

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Many celebrities start their own foundations and are spokespeople for different charitable organizations. Lots of famous actors, athletes, and musicians fight for animal rights. These featured celebrities are just a few of the many who care deeply for animal welfare.

Let us know which of these awesome celebrities is your favorite…

1. Jared Leto

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As an ambassador for the World Wildlife Foundation, this Academy Award-winning actor, musician, and director has traveled around the globe raising awareness for critical issues facing our planet. Jared Leto traveled to South Africa to learn about how the WWF fights to preserve the life of white rhinos.

2. Simon Cowell

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The American Idol judge may be tough on contestants, but he is very gentle with animals. Cowell is a supporter of PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals). He is an outspoken advocate for people to stop leaving their pets in cars and also dedicates some of his time to fight for the release of captive dolphins. In 2010, he rescued two small terriers that now enjoy the good life, living with Simon Cowell.

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