Unwitting tourists buy tickets, not realizing that their money is often supporting a merciless and mercenary industry. Asia — Thailand in particular — is filled with scam elephant sanctuaries, including one called Elephants World.
Summer temperatures are regularly surpassing 100 degrees Fahrenheit. As a result, you may be considering taking your dog to the groomer to have him or her shaved. While the intention to do so is noble (after all, neither you nor I would like to wear a fur coat in the summer), following through with the idea is not.
Yes, amputations. According to the same data, amputations of factory farm workers happen twice a week on average. During a 31-month time period between 2015-2017, 270 amputations were recorded, with the majority being the loss of fingers and fingertips, but incidents causing the loss of hands, arms, and toes were not uncommon either.