Enough Is Enough. It’s Time Consumers Stood Up To Animal Testing | Emily Lyons

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It’s 2017, and where are we? Animal testing and cruelty cannot be defended on any rational, well-thought-out grounds (not that it ever could have been), but it’s still routinely done even in supposedly advanced countries.

Quelle: Enough Is Enough. It’s Time Consumers Stood Up To Animal Testing | Emily Lyons

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What We Can Learn From the Case of LA Zoo’s Elephants That Proves These Animals Deserve Rights | One Green Planet

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On May 25th, the California Supreme Court vacated a lower court’s injunction requiring the Los Angeles Zoo to treat its three elephants better. Specifically, the injunction mandated that the zoo allows the elephants to exercise for at least two hours a day on rototilled soil and prohibited the zoo from using illegal, painful electric shock or bull hooks to control them. This decision is deeply disappointing to those of us concerned about the elephants’ wel

Quelle: What We Can Learn From the Case of LA Zoo’s Elephants That Proves These Animals Deserve Rights | One Green Planet

Monkeys are able to trade

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being able to trade is something that is mostly conencted to humans but there are some animals like the apes here in this example in Indonesia who learned how to trade. They steal from tourists sunglasses or cameras and trade the stuff later for food. Also interentings to note that differen groups are learning frok each other,

A nonhuman animal that is able to show such complex behaviour like trading should have more rights than a toaster.

 

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