Animal Nepal speaks out against wildlife gifting

rhinoAnimal Nepal has requested the government of Nepal not to reintroduce the practice of gifting live animals to other countries. In letters to the Minister and Director General, Animal Nepal notes that using wildlife as ‘diplomatic gifts’ reduces animals to objects and leads to animal suffering.

“With animal welfare being high on the agenda around the world, wildlife gifting generally no longer is an appreciated diplomatic gesture,” writes Animal Nepal’s President Pramada Shah.

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