Picture of the Month: Pound of Flesh

Published by PETA.

While shopping for our picture of the month, we unearthed this fleshy photo and knew we’d struck cellophane-wrapped celluloid gold.

No matter how you slice it, this PETA volunteer knows that the real price of meat is paid in blood.

The photo was taken outside a pig slaughterhouse in Toronto as part of a demonstration aiming to show people that all animals have the same parts and are made of flesh and bone.

Written by Jared Misner

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE

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