24 Jun '15, 10pm

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People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals exposed the horrific conditions maintained by some of the French luxury house’s crocodile- and alligator-skin suppliers. From Texas to Zimbabwe, thousands of reptiles are packed in fetid pools and overcrowded concrete pits for months, even years, before they’re killed to provide Hermés-owned tanneries with skins for the company’s high-end accessories, including Birkin and Kelly bags that can cost up to $50,000 or more, according to the animal-rights group. It takes two or three crocodiles to make just one handbag, PETA adds.

Full article: http://www.ecouterre.com/hermes-supplier-caught-sawing-op...

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