Two young boys living in an apartment above an exotic pet store were strangled by a python that escaped during the night in the Canadian town of Campbellton, New Brunswick.
Based on PETA’s evidence, law-enforcement officials entered Global Captive Breeders LLC. on December 12 & mounted the largest rescue of neglected rats in U.S. history & the largest seizure of animals ever in California.
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(via ABC news)
A Brazilian man was arrested for trying to board a flight at Orlando International Airport while carrying 27 snakes that he’d wrapped in pantyhose and stashed away in inside stereo speakers, authorities said.
If you are buying exotic animals, you are supporting this!
(via the Times of India)
PUNE: People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India has sent a letter to the Bedia Federation of India, Organization of World Bedia and Snake Charmers, urging them to encourage the use of fake snakes in place of real ones during this year’s Naagpanchami among the snake charming community. The Naagpanchami will be celebrated on July 23.