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  1. 1. <ul><li>The Environmental Club At Daniel Hand High School Is Planning a Boycott of the Guilford Fair </li></ul>
  2. 2. <ul><li>Their Reason: The use of animals, and animal cruelty at the Guilford Fair </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Leader of the Club Chris Pagliuco was not a fan of Hawthorn Corps. use of caged, domesticated, rehabilitated, and exotic animals </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>The boycott will use a petition. The petition will hope to discontinue Hawthorn Corp. at future Guilford Fairs </li></ul>(Guilford Fairgrounds)
  5. 5. <ul><li>Fair Organizer Harvey Smith said he plans to book Hawthorn Corp. for Guilford’s Fair next year </li></ul>(Guilford Town Hall)
  6. 6. <ul><li>Harvey Smith, former marine biologist and Yale graduate said the animals were given the best possible care. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Smith said the USDA signs off on the animals used, and signs off on the use of caged animals. </li></ul><ul><li>EX: The Bronx Zoo </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Smith said cats in particular don’t need to move around a lot. He cited the term “catnapping” </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>“ Catnapping”: Cats sit around all day, kill/eat their prey, and then sleep and/or sit around some more. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Pagliuco said the animals used looked “mangy”. He said there were several tigers to a cage </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Pagliuco said the tigers were pacing back & forth and looked angry. </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>He said the clothing of the animal trainer was leather. They used whips, and communicated messages of domination </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>According to PETA, Hawthorn Corp. has a 20-year history of being fined by the USDA. </li></ul><ul><li>They’ve been fined nearly $300,000 </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Pagliuco plans to cite Hawthorn’s legal troubles in his petition </li></ul>(Daniel Hand High School in Madison)
  15. 15. <ul><li>All parties said previous years only used acrobats </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>Pagliuco said he thinks the fair wants to make more money by using circus animals </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Neighboring towns don’t use Hawthorn Corp., circus animals, or charge money to attend </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>Like East Haven’s Fall Festival… </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>Branford’s Summer Festival… </li></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>Or Clinton’s Blue Fish Festival… </li></ul>

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