THE FIGHT TO BAN LIVE ANIMAL MARKETS
Mini Docs • 9m 49s
Live animal markets are retail slaughterhouses where the customer picks up the carcass, often after choosing the animal he or she wants killed. Live animal markets, also known as Wet Markets, made global news as the likely place where the deadly COVID-19 virus first cropped up in Wuhan, China. While there's been some back and forth suggesting it may have begun in a Wuhan lab where bats and mice were being experimented on, either theory involves animal abuse. Still, scientists believe the most likely scenario is the wet market. And, they are all over the world. Did you know there are about 100 wet markets in New York City alone? CaveLight Films presents this gripping look at a problem being completely ignored by mainstream news media.
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