There are many different ways that human beings have actually abused animals for their home entertainment. From putting them in circuses to riding on their backs for entertainment, we have actually come up with numerous ways to utilize animals for our amusement at their cost.
Nevertheless, it has actually recently been revealed that a stunning trend in China has actually taken this to a brand-new level, and it’s been going on for years. That is, the pattern of keeping live animals in crucial chains as precious jewellry.
This is a concern that CNN reported on back in 2011, however, the pattern has actually still been going strong ever since, and little has been done to stop it.
They discovered that little fish, turtles, and other amphibians are being offered in small, plastic pouches by street suppliers while they are still alive.
Among these live animal-filled pouches costs just around $1.50, and supplies the animal with just hardly sufficient space to squirm around.
According to the suppliers selling these “ornaments”, the pouches are filled with a clear or colored oxygenated water that supplies the animals with nutrients.
However, the animals can only make it through in a couple of days in the pouch and will pass away if the client does not release it early enough, something that they are not obliged to do.
These live animal pouches have triggered outrage amongst animal activists in Asia and worldwide. A lot of them have pointed to the absence of animal security laws in China to be the reason this is so widespread.
This usage of animals as jewelry is not distinct to China, however. Encrusting live beetles in valuable gems and wearing them as broaches is a common practice in Mexico.
Wearers then connect these live beetles to their clothes utilizing either chains or clothespins.