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Animals

  1. 1. Animals used for manufacturing<br />Leonor Alvim nº11<br />Luis Campos nº12<br />Isabel Almeida nº16<br />Teresa Almeida Garrett nº17<br />Matilde Pêgo nº22<br />
  2. 2. Summary<br />Animal rights<br />Some known facts<br />Animals around the world<br />2010 Animal Survivors Fund<br />Webgraphy<br />
  3. 3. Animal Rights <br />Animal rights are the idea that the most basic interests of animals should be afforded the same consideration as the similar interests of humans;<br />Following this idea, animals should have the right of freedom and the right to live;<br />Advocates have different philosophical positions but they all agree that animals should be viewed as legal persons.<br />
  4. 4. Animal rights<br />Critics argue that animals are unable to enter a social contract or make moral choices and therefore they cannot be considered as possessors of rights;<br />Another argument is the use of animal as resources (food) . Some people say that there is nothing wrong if no suffering is caused.<br />
  5. 5. Some known facts<br />Every year, the global leather industry slaughters more than a billion animals and tans their skins and hides;<br />The most commonly farmed fur-bearing animals are minks, followed by foxes; <br />73% percent of fur farms are in Europe, 12% are in North America, and the rest are dispersed throughout the world.<br />
  6. 6. Some known facts<br />Eighty-five percent of the fur industry’s skins come from animals living captive in fur factory farms. These farms can hold thousands of animals;<br />There are about three or four kittens in each litter, and they are killed when they are about 6 months old.<br />
  7. 7. Animals around the world<br />In Canada, Black Bear hunting is very common. It’s called &quot;bait and shoot“. Hunters place bait in a barrel to attract the bears, and when these intelligent, gentle, and curious animals come to eat, they are shot;<br />This happens mostly with the purpose of getting their skin or their head as a trophy. Many of these bears are mothers, who leave their young children to die.<br />
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  9. 9. Animals around the world<br />In China, rabbit killing for their fur is extremely violent. Chinese farmers shock screaming animals in the head with a handheld electrical device, often multiple times;<br /> Rabbits with slit throats can be seen twitching and shaking, with their eyes wide open, before they die;<br /> Designers use this furs to make top-notch clothes. Armani is just one of many examples.<br />
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  11. 11. Webgraphy<br />https://secure.humanesociety.org/site/Donation2?idb=0&2821.donation=form1&df_id=2821&autologin=true&AddInterest=1161<br />https://secure.peta.org/site/Advocacy?cmd=display&page=UserAction&id=1137<br />https://secure.peta.org/site/Advocacy?cmd=display&page=UserAction&id=885<br />http://www.peta.org/mc/factsheet_clothing.asp<br />

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