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Re: [APD] Goldfish get rights in Rome
Old story, We talked da 'ell out of this one here. ;]
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Adam N. wrote:
> Goldfish get rights in Rome
> Animal rights law mandates larger aquariums, as well as daily walks for dogs
> By TRACY WILKINSON
> Los Angeles Times
> ROME - In the greater animal kingdom, the plight of the goldfish is
> especially harsh. The tiny creatures are scooped into plastic bags and
> awarded at carnivals and fairs. They are confined to bowls where they
> can do nothing but swim around and around. Some (it has been claimed)
> go blind.
> No more. The municipal government of Rome has entered waters where few
> city halls dare tread. Under a new law, the city's goldfish are
> entitled to proper, full-sized aquariums, and they can no longer be
> given out as contest prizes.
> follow the link to read in it's entirety.
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