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What Price That Snakeskin Handbag?


Animals  (tags: wildlife trade, snakes, protection, humans, killing, environment, animaladvocates, animals, animalwelfare, abuse, wildlife, wildanimals, endangered )

Cal
- 686 days ago - theecologist.org
The highly lucrative illegal trade in Python skin now threatens to overtake the tightly-controlled legal trade and warns if this happens, it will be catastrophic for the populations of these beautiful reptiles.



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Michele Wilkinson (106)
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 3:09 am
It is disgusting that these beautiful creatures are killed to make fashion items.
Sadly noted.
 

Carol H. (229)
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 5:17 am
sadly noted
 

Petra M. (254)
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 3:30 pm
sadly noted...

 

Theodore Shayne (56)
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 3:41 pm
Noted
 

Ness F. (211)
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 3:44 pm
Disgusting. Despise how the fashion industry abuses animals to make $$. Unnecessary and barbaric.
 

Rock H. (254)
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 3:56 pm
Our vanity is never worthy of the taking the lives of others. We need to learn to accept ourselves without this adornment of death.

Thanks for sharing this Cal.
 

Jennifer C. (169)
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 4:11 pm
Thanks.
 

Bee S. (226)
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 4:17 pm
noted. Sadly.
 

Ana Passos (2)
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 4:54 pm
noted..
 

Rosa mc (47)
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 5:18 pm
Very sad, Snakes are such beautiful and mysterious animals. noted. maybe people should stop spending their money on animals that are worn or eaten for their vanity or their gut.
 

Helen Porter (40)
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 6:40 pm
noted
 

Intan Surya Dawood (3)
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 11:17 pm
Sadly noted.
 

Danuta Watola (1210)
Thursday January 10, 2013, 1:53 am
noted
 

Colleen Prinssen (14)
Saturday January 12, 2013, 6:12 am
why don't they use the Florida Python? Oh that is right. the Flordia Python has"rights" to eat everything in the Everglades
 
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