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April 13, 2019 - New York Times

At Egypt’s Tourism Gems, Animal Abuse Is an Ugly Flaw

At Egypt’s Tourism Gems, Animal Abuse Is an Ugly Flaw
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For years, the sense of wonderment experienced by visitors at Egypt’s great sites, like the pyramids of Giza or the Valley of the Kings in Luxor, has been spoiled by scenes of heart-rending cruelty toward the animals working there.

Now the campaign group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, or PETA, is calling on tourists to boycott all working animals at Egypt’s major tourist sites. After appealing fruitlessly for help to Egypt’s tourism ministry, the group has released graphic footage of abused horses and camels to drum up international support for the campaign.

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