Spain to Extends Rights to Apes

The Spanish parliament’s decision to extend certain political rights to great apes is sparking a renewed debated about the meaning of a mixed community of people, animals and nature.

You can read more about the decision at Reuters.

cheers, Bill

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One Response to Spain to Extends Rights to Apes

  1. That article states, “Keeping apes for circuses, television commercials or filming will also be forbidden.”

    OK, maybe I get circuses, but if apes are treated well is there something inherently wrong about a gorilla being put in front of a camera? I’m not sure I following Spain’s reasoning on that one.

    –TMG
    http://themoralguy.blogspot.com

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