If man can pack cows like sardines in trucks for illegeal shipment to Middle East, this is nothing. Ther is no limit to the extent human being can be cruel to animals.
One should watch the ceremony of Halal by Muslims on their festival BakriId. Then one can realize the limit of man's heartlessness. They cut the throat of a lamb and let it bleed to collect the Blood that is sacred for them. Then they cut out slices of meat from the lamb still alive.
What about the Japanese taking the blubber from a baby whale just out of the mother's woomb.
What about collecting Caviare from sturgeon. ?
As long as man continues to inflict injury to the voiceless creatures there will always be wars and calamities.
It is good to know that some people around the world are alive to the cruely being meted out to animals.