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Does this picture depict the conditions at a veal farm?

Snopes rates that particular picture as a fairly misleading "veal hutch" which isn't actually used like that. What’s pictured here are not crates in which calves are imprisoned within an ...
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Do male chicks get ground up on most farms in the industralized world?

The early to mid 1900s saw the division of chickens into breeds that produced lots of eggs versus breeds that produced lots of tasty meat. Males of the first type (egg layers) obviously don't lay eggs,...
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Did a vegan dog live for 29 years?

According to a (2021) interview with Bramble's owner (cited by Wikipedia), Bramble lived 25 (and 1/4 or so) years (not 29), i.e. 1978-2003. If you click on that link you'll discover that it's a vegan ...
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Do male chicks get ground up on most farms in the industralized world?

The Wikipedia page on chick culling provides a good overview. Note that quoted claims confuse the general practice of culling with the specific practice of maceration. Culling also includes other ...
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Does PETA euthanize unwanted pets at its Virginia headquarters?

TL;DR: Yes, PETA kills (euthanizes) about 2,000 cats and dogs each year at the headquarters of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals in Norfolk, Virginia, USA as confirmed by the New York Times ...
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Is this image of a skinny polar bear misleading?

I am aware that it may be difficult to find much evidence around these photos. They are, actually, irrelevant to the question as summarized by you on request. The pictures are meant to be ...
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Do KFC, McDonalds and Burger King kill about 1 billion animals every day?

According to this article on the number of animals saved by Vegetarians per year, there were 9,061,378,100 land animals slaughtered in the United States in 2013. They compile this information from the ...
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Did Enzo Maiorca rescue a pregnant dolphin and did he get a "kiss" from the mate

This seems embellished somewhat, there is an account of it on the Sea Shepherd site: "Years ago, while we were diving, a male dolphin guided my daughters Rossana and Patrizia, and myself, almost ...
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Does this picture depict the conditions at a veal farm?

It seems there have been an exchange of the order of magnitudes of times, to get attention via social sharing. Anyhow: Yes, these outdoors crates are intended for calfs; This paper mentions that (in ...
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Does this picture depict the conditions at a veal farm?

The internet makes it fairly easy to find a site that sells calf hutches. For example, this site sells hutches, buddy hutches (for pairs of calfs) and group hutches. You can check out the dimensions:...
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Do one out of four animal products come from sick or injured animals?

These are apparently two claims to analyse: The newspaper report is accurately citing its material. Although this little snippet from the article in question is bit of old news. Foodwatch went ...
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