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Preying on Mongoose: Every Year, 50,000 Animals Are Killed for Making Brushes


Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, mongoose, killed, brushes, wildlife, protection, environment )

Cher
- 53 days ago - hindustantimes.com
While poaching of elephants, one-horned rhinos and pangolins, as well as the death of tigers have traditionally elicited strong reactions, the killing of thousands of mongoose has largely gone unnoticed.



   

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Peggy B (43)
Monday December 24, 2018, 11:02 am
I didn't know this.
 

Animae C (507)
Monday December 24, 2018, 2:09 pm
β€œIt takes the lives of 50 animals for one kilogram of hair. Each mongoose yields around 40 grams of hair, out of which only 20 grams can be used to make brushes. Artists and the general public need to know this and stop using brushes made from mongoose hair. As of now, sales are only going up and this is a big cause for concern.”
Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr 😠 😑

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TY Sweetie
 

Anne K (139)
Monday December 24, 2018, 4:11 pm
Thanks, Cher. Another case of humans putting their desires over empathy, compassion, and ethics.
 

Raleighaway k (358)
Wednesday December 26, 2018, 2:07 pm
Why can't sub-human monsters leave the animals alone?! ty Cher posted tweeted
 
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