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Trio of Students Petitions Canada to Halt Cruel Baby-Seal Slaughter
For Immediate Release:November 19, 2012
Contact:Shakira Croce 202-483-7382
Mexico City -- The abuse of animals doesn't sit well with
11-year-old Zarah Blake and her sixth-grade classmates Eugenio
Solorzano Fernandez and Beto del Lago Hernandez at Mexico City's
Greengates School. That's why they started their own animal rights group, Stop
Animal Hunting And Testing. And they mean business. They raised $264 for
U.S.-based PETA by selling cupcakes and key chains that Zarah made herself and
also sent Canada's ambassador to Mexico, Sara Hradecky, a petition with more
than 450 signatures imploring her to urge her government to end its annual
slaughter of baby harp seals.
In recognition of their extraordinary efforts to fight the
slaughter of animals, Zarah, Eugenio, and Beto will receive a Star Student
Group Award from PETA Kids, PETA's children's division. They will
also be featured on PETAKids.com.
"The kindness and drive that Zarah, Eugenio, and Beto
have demonstrated should serve as an inspiration to people of all ages,"
says Marta Holmberg, PETA's associate director of youth outreach and campaigns.
"They remind all of us that you're never too young to speak out against
cruelty to the most vulnerable among us."
To raise awareness about the seal slaughter, Zarah, Eugenio,
and Beto made their own T-shirts, stickers, and leaflets. When students visited
their table during a school exhibition, Zarah, Eugenio, and Beto told them how
each year, the Canadian government gives sealers the green light to bludgeon
hundreds of thousands of baby harp seals to death. During the slaughter, they
shoot or repeatedly club the baby seals and drag them—often while they're still
conscious—across the ice floes with boat hooks. Many seals are skinned alive.
Mexico has joined the US, EU, and Russia – which had been importing 95% of
Canadian seal pelts – in banning seal fur.
For more information, please visit PETAKids.com.
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