Media Category: handling

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bruised and bleeding from rough handling and restraint,

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“The festive atmosphere at these events conceals obvious and heinous animal cruelty, and emphasizes the peculiar ways we humans accept it as part of our culture.” Jo-Anne McArthur, photojournalist, We Animals

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Jaycee member Larry Martin holds open the mouth of a wild-caught rattlesnake for attendees to inspect. The snakes are then milked of their venom, beheaded and skinned. Photo by Jo-Anne McArthur.