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Animal rights social issue by karen

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Grade 8 ELA assignment - Social Issues

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Animal rights social issue by karen

  1. 1. The Rights of Animals A social issue - By Karen
  2. 2. The issue Animals all over the world are treated harshly, especially in places such as circuses and certain zoo’s.
  3. 3. Entertainment Entertainment Many people see circuses and any place that uses animals for entertainment, amazing and a happy place for animals. But in fact, that’s not the case.
  4. 4. Cruel, not cute For example, this is an elephant who can paint. Cute, right? Not really.
  5. 5. I believe that animals deserve to live according to their own natures without harm, abuse and exploitation
  6. 6. Cruel facts about circus animals ● Tigers naturally fear fire, but they are still forced to jump through fire hoops in some circuses, and have been burned while doing so. ● Trainers use whips, tight collars, muzzles, electric prods, bullhooks and other painful tools to force animals to perform. ● Around 96% of a circus animal’s life is spent in chains or cages. ● Lack of exercise and long hours standing on hard surfaces are major contributes to foot infections and arthritis, the leading causes of death among elephants.
  7. 7. Unlike humans, animals do not choose the circus life. They are kept in captivity and forced to take part in the show.
  8. 8. The circus industry makes us believe that animals in the ring have been exposed their entire lives to positive-reinforcement training methods. What the circus industry doesn’t want people seeing, is what happens behind the scenes.
  9. 9. Your hour of entertainment is their lifetime of misery.
  10. 10. Zoos Although some zoos treat animals with respect, care and provide them sufficient space, some are the opposite.
  11. 11. Cruel facts about zoo animals 1. Zoo’s are a miserable place for animals 2. Zoo’s cannot provide sufficient space 3. Animal’s suffer in zoos 4. Animals die prematurely in zoos 5. Some zoos are connected to animal circuses 6. Animals are trained to perform tricks 7. Animals are still taken from the wild 8. Zoos fail education
  12. 12. Many animals that spend most of their life in a zoo, develop severe anxiety and depression, along with health problems if not treated well.
  13. 13. Seaworld Seaworld is portrayed as a happy place for marine animals, but certain animals are treated horribly.
  14. 14. Stop animal circuses and zoo cruelty.
  15. 15. Biography/Sources http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/07/29/sad-zoo-facts_n_5604313.html https://www.dosomething.org/facts/11-facts-about-circus-animal-abuse http://www.bornfreeusa.org/mbw/c1_problem.php http://www.peta.org/issues/animals-in-entertainment/ http://freedomforwhales.tumblr.com/post/108954128132/you-give-this-corporation- your-money-youre-the http://www.zoocheck.com/campaigns_circuses_suffering%20general.html http://www.viralnovelty.com/haunting-images-say-words-ever-just-see-open-eyes/ http://perezhilton.com/tag/last_chance_for_animals/ http://www.adweek.com/adfreak/circus-animals-aren-t-clowning-around-16456 All images from Google search on Google slides, and from links above

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