The Animal Save Movement Bears Witness to Animals Headed for Slaughter

“When I think of participating in Save vigils, I think of the freezing cold temperatures that the animals endure in transport, as well as the sweltering heat,” the photojournalist Jo-Anne McArthur, the founder of We Animals Media, tells me. “When I put my camera to the openings in the truck walls, I’m hit with the smells from inside, which are particularly bad on hot days. The conditions are crowded. The lens fogs up. The animals are panting, or wide-eyed; often both.”

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