US a Hub for Eatin' Them Endangered Species

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Be warned there's a horrific picture of a cooked monkey head in this article.) The United States is one of the world's largest, if not the largest, consuming nations for wildlife products. And here I've been yelling at China all this time. (Be From Alternet.org. This includes wildlife used for food, whether for cultural reasons or luxury markets," says Leigh Henry, a senior policy officer for the World Wildlife Fund and the international wildlife-trade monitoring network TRAFFIC.

On Teaching Children

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Are the kids cooking monkey, cat, dog, alligator or turtle? The site says food production factories are included , but I doubt that means those involving the slaughter of animals.). If you're going to call something an anthropological adventure, it would make sense to teach the kids about the other animals humans eat and give the kids the opportunity to prepare and eat dog, cat and monkey, no?

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Bush Meat, Trafficking Decimate Vietnam

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But the problem is the high demand for these products. Over the last two years, authorities have discovered 57 cases of trafficking in wild animals involving more than 7,612 individuals including monkeys and Tibetan bears and elephant tusks. Sounds just awful. From Vietnam News. Dr Scott Roberton, head of Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), said that hunting wild animals for meat and trafficking had been happening in many countries, especially developing ones.

Animal Enterprise Terrorism Something to Be Concerned About

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From Alternet.org.all CAPS are my emphasis Under the law, an animal enterprise includes any business that deals in animal research or uses or sells animal products. This could be read as anything from a lab conducting medical research on monkeys to a gas station that sells beef jerky. Here's a short analysis of the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act which makes me wonder if what we do on this blog could be construed as falling under it.

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Rare Tee Clothing

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are made from 100% post consumer products. Did you know that they are more closely related to lemurs than they are to monkeys? I recently got the chance to try out a t-shirt from a company called Rare Tee.

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