Photo: Person Snared in a Steel-Jaw Trap

Published by Michelle Kretzer.

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Passersby outside a fur store in Toledo, Ohio, agreed that when the trap is on the other foot, fur looks really gruesome.

As our re-enactor did an excellent job of portraying an animal writhing in agony and trying to escape a lethal steel-jaw trap, the fur store owners stayed hidden inside their shop, without entertaining so much as a single patron.

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

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