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Oct 31, 2018

De-clawing is no manicure, it's big-cat mutilation. Yet despite general condemnation, some animal exhibits like tiger cub photo op encounters still de-claw animals. 

Now, after PETA sued a vet, Rick Pelphrey, and a show runner, Tim Stark, a breakthrough.

Last week in Indiana, a judge created a legal precedent that makes de-clawing a violation of the Endangered Species Act. 

PETA's Brittany Peet says it should have the effect of stopping declawing. 

Listen to her conversation with podcast host Emil Guillermo.


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