Animals Today May 15, 2011: Journal of Animal Ethics; abuse of movie elephants; cruelty of horse-drawn carriages

Today’s show features three great guests. First, Prof. Priscilla Cohn, co-editor of the new Journal of Animal Ethics, joins us to tell us about this new and sure to be important publication. Then, Matt Rossell from Animal Defenders International comes on to discuss the ¬†abuse of the elephant, Tai, star of ¬†the movie, Water for Elephants. The abusive training methods Tai was subjected to before he was on the set are finally exposed. Visit ADI here.


Finally, law student Katherine Hutchison discusses horse-drawn carriages in NYC. She wrote a great law review article, and concludes the practice is inherently cruel.






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