Photo of the Day: Ice Skating in Lingerie

Published by Michelle Kretzer.

Proving that they’d rather go (almost) naked than wear animals’ skin, three PETA members channeled their inner fox, rabbit, and sheep and laced up at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park at Manhattan Square ice rink in New York. The trio earned a gold medal in animal advocacy for showing people that with warm, cruelty-free clothes available everywhere, wearing animals’ skin is just plain cold.

Bunny skaters ice skating demoKatrina Tulloch, Syracuse Media Group

 

The way that animals, including dogs and cats, are beaten, bludgeoned, electrocuted, and often skinned alive so that humans can steal their skin is nothing short of icy.

Score a 10 for animals: Put wearing real skins on ice.

Read more about the skaters’ adventures at Syracuse.com.

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