Donkey Basketball Game Canceled

January 2005

After receiving letters sent by PETA and local residents explaining the cruelty to animals and human injury risks associated with donkey basketball, the Issaquah School District superintendent in Washington canceled a donkey-basketball event that was scheduled at Skyline High School.

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

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— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind