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In Their Position by sh4vo In Their Position by sh4vo
When undercover investigators made their way onto Chinese fur farms recently, they found that many animals are still alive and struggling desperately when workers flip them onto their backs or hang them up by their legs or tails to skin them. When workers on these farms begin to cut the skin and fur from an animal's leg, the free limbs kick and writhe. Workers stomp on the necks and heads of animals who struggle too hard to allow a clean cut. When the fur is finally peeled off over the animals' heads, their naked, bloody bodies are thrown onto a pile of those who have gone before them. Some are still alive, breathing in ragged gasps and blinking slowly. Some of the animals' hearts are still beating five to 10 minutes after they are skinned. One investigator recorded a skinned raccoon dog on the heap of carcasses who had enough strength to lift his bloodied head and stare into the camera.

Before they are skinned alive, animals are pulled from their cages and thrown to the ground; workers bludgeon them with metal rods or slam them on hard surfaces, causing broken bones and convulsions but not always immediate death. Animals watch helplessly as workers make their way down the row. Put yourself in their position...
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Timewap Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2010
I'd call it poor standards and different ideology than cruelty.
Hard to judge someone without stepping in all the shoes.
The-Panic Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2006
great concept
sh4vo Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2006  Professional Interface Designer
Thank you! :)
wallofhorses Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2005   Photographer
amazing! did you take the photo yourself?
sh4vo Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2005  Professional Interface Designer
Nope, stock (
animal-rights-club Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2005
Hi, I started an Animal Rights Club. Could I please add this to it? I would of course give you full credit and tell people to comment on your page. If you could allow me to do this it would be fantastic.
sh4vo Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2005  Professional Interface Designer
But of course! Go ahead and do it, I'd be grateful if you did :thumbsup::)
animal-rights-club Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2005
[link] There it is! :)
liquidonyx Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2005
Even though many people say that the video was staged, the IFTF (Internation Fur Trade Federation) did not deny it, saying only that stopping fur trading with China will not improve conditions.
Fur is simply cruel, unecissary and selfish.
aes-unleashed Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2005   Writer
so many great concepts
RoseOfSharyn Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2005
Adorei a iniciativa e o resultado, fizeste um excelente trabalho! Podias até propor esse ad à Peta, não sei se já o fizeste...

Já agora, participaste em alguma das manif a respeito das afirmações da Fátima Lopes? ^^
guevara02 Featured By Owner May 22, 2005
It reminded me with this dispute
- you are talking about human beings as if they were animals. People and animals are not alike
- youre right; animals only kill so as to live !"

very striking peice, you always inspire me
JudasKiss Featured By Owner May 14, 2005
lindo lindo lindo! i´m speechless!!!! :D

pootienarna Featured By Owner May 5, 2005  Hobbyist Photographer
i cant believe how cruel as a breed of animals we are
b0dom Featured By Owner May 4, 2005
yeah....stupid human kind...poor animals:(
kjc9847yu Featured By Owner May 4, 2005
Amazing cause, amazing ad!
This is really good! Excellent ideia, brilliant.

Please, tell me, this is something I've been trying to find out how to do in PS for ages: how do you make the background gradually disappearing, becoming white or other colour, like you did here?

Again, lovely work. Well done! ;)
sh4vo Featured By Owner May 4, 2005  Professional Interface Designer
Thanks, glad you liked it.

To do that thing in PS, just click the 'Fill' button (it's the one with the paint bucket) and keep the left mouse button pressed, then choose the gradient option. Easy.
kjc9847yu Featured By Owner May 4, 2005
I got it, thanks a lot!
I knew it had to be something simple, just couldn't find it. Silly me..

Thank You!
vdevil Featured By Owner May 4, 2005   Photographer
Welcome back you and your great works ... this is brilliant
nutmeg Featured By Owner May 3, 2005
omg i can't even say anything !
BootlegJones Featured By Owner May 3, 2005   Artist
I've seen this happening in many more places than China. It happens in countries like Ireland and the U.S., where animals are hung by their legs and cut open to be bled clean through holes in their throats. Rosters are beaten and pigs legs are broken simply so they cannot run. This problem is stacked along with all the other inhumanities animals must face for the fact that animals are not human.
dfantom Featured By Owner May 3, 2005
Absolutely fucking brilliant
Honestly one of the most moving pieces I have ever see, deviant art or not
easyily a :+fav:
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