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SHAMEFUL @Regrann from @strawvegan - @Regrann from @lightmoveme - "Animal cruelty at its finest" Crammed into 18-wheelers, pigs struggle to get air and are usually given no food or water for their entire journey (often hundreds of miles). They suffer from temperature extremes and are forced to inhale ammonia fumes and diesel exhaust. According to a former pig transporter pigs are “packed in so tight, their guts actually pop out their butts—a little softball of guts actually comes out.” More than 1 million pigs die each year from the horrors of transport alone. In some transport loads, as many as 10 percent of pigs are “downers,” animals who are so ill or injured that they are unable to stand and walk on their own. These sick and injured pigs will be kicked, struck with electric prods, and finally dragged off the trucks to their deaths. In winter, some pigs die frozen to the sides of the trucks. In summer, some die from heat exhaustion. Some fall and suffocate when additional animals are forced to pile in on top of them. All are in a panic—screaming and desperately trying to get away—some die of heart attacks.
I experienced staying at a hostel for the first time while in Romania, and it was way better than I expected! I met this hilarious french lady Ermeline, whom is a smart medicine student in Cluj Napoca and has the most beautiful curly hair I've ever seen. To my surprise she also happens to be a Potterhead! Love getting to know her, hope we can meet again someday