9780704349698

Born to Be Wild: The Livewire Guide to Saving Animals

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  • ISBN13:

    9780704349698

  • ISBN10:

    0704349698

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2000-08-01
  • Publisher: Trafalgar Square
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Summary

This book aims to show the reader the many ways in which they can respond to animal issuesfrom buying cruelty-free products to demonstrating about injustices and lobbying local MPs. The author exposes the ways in which animals are abused by humans, even when they are supposedly protected as endangered species. Aimed at teenagers, but suitable for everyone, it shows we can all do something to help end the shame.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1(8)
Fashion Without Compassion: Animals Killed for Fur and Leather
8(14)
Killing for Kicks: Hunting and Fighting Animals for Pleasure
22(23)
Under Fire: Hunting Animals for Profit
45(20)
Behind Bars: Animals in Zoos and Circuses
65(18)
Blinded by Science: Experiments on Animals
83(18)
Creature Comforts: Companion Animals at Home
101(21)
Animal Farm: The Life of Farmed Animals
122(27)
The Killing Fields: The Live Export and Slaughter of Farmed Animals
149(21)
Hook, Line and Sinker: Killing Fish for Fun and Food
170(17)
Frankenstein Foods: The Genetic Engineering of Animals
187(15)
In the Name of God: Animals and Religion
202(13)
Close to the Edge: Animals on the Brink of Extinction
215(16)
Conclusion: Why Does it Matter? 231(10)
Directory of Animal Groups 241(17)
Index 258

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