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PETA Plans Protests at Premieres Around the World
Angeles -- As reported today by the Associated
Press, PETA has alerted Peter Jackson, director of The
Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, to a slew of animal injuries and deaths on
the production's New Zealand set. In its letter, PETA details allegations from
four whistleblowers who worked as wranglers that all these incidents—including
the deaths of three horses and numerous sheep, goats, and chickens—could have
been prevented if Jackson's lead trainer and the head of production had
fulfilled their duties and heeded the warnings of several wranglers.
horses were run off embankments and sustained broken necks on the set of The
Hobbit, at least one horse was left lying on the ground with his legs tied
together for more than three hours, numerous goats and sheep used for the
production died from worm infestations and from falling into sinkholes, and a dozen unprotected chickens were killed by
dogs," says PETA Senior Vice President Lisa Lange. "Peter Jackson's
films have been at the forefront of the special-effects revolution, but this
production's decision to use numerous live animals and allow them to suffer
needlessly and die takes the entertainment industry a giant and disgraceful
the whistleblower allegations outlined in PETA's letter are the following:
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