Blood on the Ice in Ottawa

Published by PETA.

With the start of the annual Canadian seal slaughter just a few weeks away, PETA took to the frozen Rideau Canal in Ottawa to help stop the killings. Skaters looked on in wonderment as activists recreated the “crime scene” from an attack on a baby seal. Check out these photos from the demo:


If you haven’t witnessed the seal slaughter firsthand, you’ll have to trust us that it looks a lot like this bloody mess—but with seal babies’ corpses.
Canadian seal slaughter demo

A voice from above says: “Stop the Seal Slaughter!”
Canadian seal slaughter demo

Lord knows you don’t want this muck on your skates—or on your hands.
Canadian seal slaughter demo


Inspired yet? Learn more about our campaign against the Canadian seal slaughter and what you can do about it.

Written by Lianne Turner

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