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    piglets are gone, the sow is impregnated again and the cycle keeps going for three to four years then the sow is slaughtered. For the piglets, they are separated for either breeding or meat. Male piglets are castrated which is the same as neutering. Due to high levels of stress, piglets begin cannibalism or tail-biting. To stop this, workers often cut off the tails of pigs and use pliers to cut off the ends of their teeth (PETA). Many animals each year are killed in brutal ways. Most of the time, animals aren’t stunned properly. According to Animal Rights Action.com, the abuse continues every day. In several countries, companies break laws every day all the time with regards to how animals should be treated. Animals are stunned by firing a bolt gun into their head, or electrocuting them, around 40% of the time, the stunning is ineffective. The stun is supposed to induce a heart attack or seizure, but improper stunning animals feel everything that happens to them (“Slaughterhouse”) The Humane Society of the United states says nine billion chickens are killed every year. Every year, chickens and turkeys are killed improperly. One way that chickens are killed is being shackled upside down, paralyzed in electrified water, then dragged across throat cutting blades, which doesn’t always cut their throats and they die in scalding hot water, so they don’t die right away (Humane Society). In an article related to animal abuse, the USDA shutdown a slaughterhouse run by Central…

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    of killing cattle. They are not just treated bad in the slaughterhouses, but also when they are being transported to it: “[C]attle face a journey of up to forty-eight hours, during which they are deprived of water and food. Thus, virtually all of them lose weight and many show signs of dehydration. They are often exposed to extremes of heat and cold. A number of animals will die from the conditions or arrive at the slaughterhouse too sick to be considered fit for human consumption” (Foer 227).…

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    opposed to the rapacious and malicious food industry. Hopefully bacon and baby back ribs smothered in barbeque sauce will lose their appeal once the veil of anonymity that shrouds the food industry is drawn back. Why is it that it is acceptable to eat a pig or a cow, but repulsive and almost insane to eat a dog? One of the only defining differences is that to a majority of the American public it is acceptable to mass slaughter one and then cuddle up to the other. The process of this mass…

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    The short story, The Most Dangerous Game, written and published in 1924, by Richard Connell. In the story, a hunter named Rainsford is stranded on an island, owned by a wealthy Cossack named Zaroff. Who hunts humans, not animals. Zaroff then gives Rainsford a choice, to be hunted by Zaroff for three days, or to be killed by Zaroff’s manservant, Ivan. Rainsford chooses to be hunted by Zaroff and is given hunting gear. On the last day of the hunt, Zaroff and his dogs corner Rainsford, and…

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    Captive bolt causes irreparable damage to the brain. This method is used on different animals like cattle, pigs, sheep and goats. This method is used primarily because it has low running cost and many developing countries can adopt it. Two main types of captive bolt gun: penetrating and non-penetrating. Penetrating where a metal rod is fired which makes a concussion or intracranial pressure which causes bruising of the brain. There is a gun which uses the trigger system and somewhere taping on…

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    Pros And Cons Of Grooming

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    The applauding behavior of today’s youth has reached epidemic proportions. Their lack of self-respect is reflected in not only by the way they dress, it’s also shown by the way they treat others. Aggressive behavior is shown throughout social media, music and everyday life. Entertainment today contributes to the fact that today’s youth are vulgar, rude, and rebellious and disrespect authority. Parents trying to be friends with their children, instead of being parents is a huge contributing…

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    Usain St Leo Bolt, OJ, CD (/ˈjuːseɪn/; born 21 August 1986) is a Jamaican sprinter. He is the first person to hold both the 100 metres and 200 metres world records since fully automatic time became mandatory. He also holds the world record as a part of the 4 × 100 metres relay. He is the reigning world and Olympic champion in these three events. Due to his unprecedented dominance and achievements in sprint competition, he is widely considered to be the greatest sprinter of all…

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    and lack the sagacity required for the tough job. Supporters of captive breeding, along with zoos, proclaim that the released animals are actually acclimating well and that zoos have saved certain animals from extinction (“Captive Breeding” 69). Even though captive breeding is actually a failing system, in some cases it has worked. Native in Africa, Bongos are a threatened forest antelope that have been reintroduced back into its natural habitat with help of the AZA Bongo Species Survival Plan.…

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    In 2016 Gatorade released a new commercial with iconic athletes which included Usain bolt, Serena Williams, April Ross, and Paul George. In the commercial the athletes were pestered by their younger selves. The child version of these athletes helped motivate the athletes, such as wake them up, help them train, and be there moral support. An example of this is the first scene in the commercial where younger Serena Williams yells at older Serena Williams to get out of bed. Throughout the…

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    Let me go back to when it all began I jolted awake as a blood curdling howl pierced the bitter cold air. What started out as a seemingly relaxed hiking trip turned into 3 days of pure, adreneline driven, survival, when a pack of ravenous, blood-thirsty gray wolves started hunting me. I thought I had lost them when I jumped 3 and a half meters across an almost bottomless ravine going a mile in either direction. I don't know how they caught up to me, but now was not the time to think about…

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