16 Jun '11, 11pm

Puppies Being Cooked Alive in Eastern China

Every day in China, countless dogs are cooked and eaten -- part of a culinary tradition that dates back thousands of years. Rarely, however, has the grim reality of the cruelties these animals face been so horrifically displayed. The image of a woman cooking a live puppy outside a public marketplace has struck a powerful chord among Chinese internet users since it was first published online recently. Such a scene is unimaginable, though reportedly not uncommon -- but judging from the outrage the photo has generated, it just may help sow the seeds of reform.

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/06/puppies-being-coo...

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