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Stop The Sick Trade In Live Animals Sold As Lucky Charms In China

by | 3rd, February 2014

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FANCY hanging a live animal from your throat? AVAAZ.org  are campaigning to end the revolting trend of sticking live animals in jewellery. They want the United Nations to:

We call on the UN to demand the Chinese government to ban the manufacture and sale of amulets and jewelry containing live animals.

Would the Chinese listen to the UN when they and anyone who buys these keychains can’t see for themselves that it’s sick?

New fashion jewelry in China, animals living under plastic containing a liquid nutrient and oxygen that allows them to live up to 2 months.

This is cruel and should be condemned by the international community.

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The animals – mostly turtles and other sea creatures – are, as Change.org’s petition states:

…Brazilian turtles or king fish swimming in colored water are considered good-luck charms by many Chinese…According to vendors, the colored water in the 7-centimeter-long keychains contains nutrients that allow fish and turtles to live inside for months. While that may be true, Mary Peng, cofounder of the International Center for Veterinary Services, says they couldn’t survive in the sealed bag for very long, due to lack of oxygen.

 

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These creatures are better off dead.

 

 Stop The Sick Trade In Live Animals Sold As Lucky Charms In China

 



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