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Undercover Investigation Reveals Photos of Foxes Bred 5x Their Normal Size & Killed For Their Fur

An undercover investigation in Finland revealed that extremely overweight foxes are being bred for their fur. These foxes are trapped in cages, barely able to move, unable to see, and are eventually killed, all so we can make a fashion statement.

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It’s astonishing that there’s still such high demand for fur, leather, and other animal products in the fashion industry when there are so many cruelty-free alternatives that are equally as affordable, durable, and aesthetically appealing. Most of us living in industrialized nations are no longer living in the wild and require fur for warmth, as the vast majority of us have access to houses with heating and jackets with man-made fillers to keep us warm.

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Yet, we still see this obsession with fur and other animal products in the fashion industry. Fashion is not fuelled by necessity, but rather consumerism. Don’t get me wrong, I’m all for expressing yourself and I encourage people to dress however they please, but does an innocent animal really need to die in order for you to do so?

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Developing your own unique image and expressing yourself through your appearance can be a wonderful part of life for many people, but at what cost? So many people become so obsessed with their appearance that it leads to genuine unhappiness, and tons of people in third world countries as well as animals are suffering at the hands of the fashion industry.

One of the more recent examples of animal cruelty within the fashion industry was revealed thanks to an undercover investigation performed in Finland. The investigators found extremely overweight foxes bred for their fur who were trapped in cages and so heavy that they could barely move. The investigators even captured it all on camera, so you can really get a glimpse of how animal cruelty is embedded in the fashion industry.

Shocking Photos of Overweight Foxes Bred for Fur

The following photos were taken by the investigators from a local animal rights group in an effort to expose the animal cruelty that takes place within the fashion industry. These foxes are being bred in Finland for their fur, and they’re so overweight that they can barely move and most of them cannot see because their rolls of fat literally cover their eyes.

These animals are bred to be five times their natural weight, so it’s understandable why they can barely move or support themselves. Some of these foxes weighed an astonishing 19 kg as a result of genetic selection, in comparison to their average weight of 3.5 kg.

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Of course, the fur from these animals isn’t just being purchased by the Finnish. In fact, over the course of the past five years, over £2.5 million worth of fur items were sold and exported from Finland to the UK.

The following images are of some of the overweight foxes in Finland bred for their fur:

Final Thoughts 

Of course, it’s not just foxes that suffer at the hands of the fashion industry. Millions of animals are tortured and killed every year for their fur, from raccoons and coyotes to wolves and otters, and many others in between.

It’s not just the fashion designers and clothing companies to blame; it’s us! We are the consumers of these products. If there weren’t such a high demand for them, then these companies wouldn’t be torturing and killing these animals in the first place.

Consumerism has become far too prevalent in society, and it’s blinding us from seeing how our desire for more is affecting other beings. If you purchase or wear fur, ask yourself, “Why?” Why is your desire for fashionable clothing so strong that you try to justify animal cruelty just to make a fashion statement?

Sometimes, when we see the fur on a piece of clothing, it allows us to become detached to where it came from. You’re not seeing it on a murdered animal, you’re seeing it on a clothing rack, so we don’t always make the connection.

Nevertheless, it’s important that we remind ourselves where these items came from, so we can put an end to animal cruelty once and for all. Remember, you vote with your dollar, so if you’d like to take a stand against animal cruelty, all you have to do is stop purchasing products from the companies who support these inhumane practices!

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Abductions & Car Vandalism – Startling Australian UFO Report Unclassified

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An uncovered Australian report performed by their Department of Defence. “Scientific Intelligence — General — Unidentified Flying Objects” is trending again. Those who have done extensive research on UFOs will find the Australian version of disclosure to be far more intellectually honest than the American version. Albeit it was conducted decades ago.

According to ex-US intelligence official Luis Elizondo, the Defense Department’s Inspector General is presently conducting three reviews. The inquiries vary from the Department of Defense’s handling of UFO claims to Elizondo’s alleged whistleblower retribution. The open IG cases are crucial to Australia’s report because they establish beyond a shadow of a doubt that the US Department of Defense is being dishonest and shady when it comes to the UFO subject. For decades, Australia has been a loyal friend of the United States. Within Australia’s boundaries, they share a military installation (Pine Gap). When a close defense ally’s intelligence agencies determined that the US was not being intellectually honest in its approach, perhaps it is reasonable to conclude that there is more to the tale than the 144 incidents studied since 2004 by the UAPTF.

The CIA became alarmed at the overloading of military communications during the mass sightings of 1952 and considered the possibility that the USSR may take advantage of such a situation.

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According to the summary, OSI, acting through the Robertson-Panel, encouraged the USAF to use Project Blue Book to publicly “debunk” UFOs. In a tragic twist of fate, when Australian authorities sought explanations from the US Air Force, the allegation was debunked. The authors of the study were depicted as conspiratorial and even crazy by the US Air Force. Ross Coulthart reported this, and it may be heard in a recent Project Unity interview. Courthart is an award-winning investigative journalist who is drawn to forbidden subjects. He also stated on the same podcast that a senior US Navy official identified as Nat Kobitz told him that the US had been in the midst of reverse-engineering numerous non-human craft. According to his obituary, Mr. Kobitz was a former Director of Research and Development at Naval Sea Systems Command.

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PGA Tour To End COVID Testing For Both Vaccinated & Non-Vaccinated Players

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    The PGA Tour has announced that it will stop testing players every week, regardless of whether they have been vaccinated or not.

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    Are PCR tests appropriate to identify infectious people? Should people who are healthy and not sick be tested at all, anywhere?

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The picture you see above is of John Rahm, a professional golfer on the PGA tour being carted off the golf course after tournament officials told him he had COVID. He was healthy and had no symptoms, yet was forced to withdraw from the tournament. He was told in front of the camera’s, and a big scene was made out of the event. You would think something like that, especially when you are a big time sports figure, would be done behind closed doors with some privacy.

Earlier on in June a spokesperson for the PGA Tour said that more than 50 percent of players on the PGA tour have been vaccinated. Although it seems that the majority of players on the tour will be fully vaccinated judging by this statement, it does leave a fairly large minority who won’t be, and that’s something we’re seeing across the globe as COVID vaccine hesitancy remains high for multiple reasons.

We are pleased to announce, after consultation with PGA Tour medical advisors, that due to the high rate of vaccination among all constituents on the PGA Tour, as well as other positively trending factors across the country, testing for COVID-19 will no longer be required as a condition of competition beginning with the 3M Open. – PGA tour Senior VP Tyler Dennis

The tour recently announced that the testing of players every week will stop starting in July for both the vaccinated and the unvaccinated. This was an unexpected announcement given the fact that, at least it seems in some countries, vaccinated individuals will enjoy previous rights and freedoms that everyone did before the pandemic. Travelling without need to quarantine and possibly in the future not having to be tested could be a few of those privileges. Others may include attending concerts, sporting events, or perhaps even keeping their job depending on whether or not their employer deems it to be mandatory, if that’s even legally possible. We will see what happens.

Luckily for professional golfers, regardless of their vaccination status they won’t have to worry about testing positive for COVID, especially if they’re not sick. This is the appropriate move by the PGA tour, who is represented by their players and it’s a move that the players themselves may have had a say in. It’s important because PCR tests are not designed nor are they appropriate for identifying infectious people. A number of scientists have been emphasizing this since the beginning of the pandemic. More recently, a letter to the editor published in the Journal of infection explain why more than half of al “positive” PCR tests are likely to have been people who are not infectious, otherwise known as “false positives.”

This is why the Swedish Public Health agency has a notice on their website explaining how and why polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests are not useful for determining if someone is infected with COVID or if someone can transmit it to others, and it’s better to use someone who is actually showing symptoms as a judgement call of whether or not they could be infected or free from infection.

PCR tests using a high cycle threshold are extremely sensitive. An article published in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases found that among positive PCR samples with a cycle count over 35, only 3 percent of the samples showed viral replication. This can be interpreted as, if someone tests positive via PCR when a Ct of 35 or higher is used, the probability that said person is actually infected is less than 3%, and the probability that said result is a false positive is 97 percent. This begs the question, why has Manitoba, Canada, for example, using cycle thresholds of up to 45 to identify “positive” people?

When it comes to golf, the fact that spread occurring in an outdoor setting is highly unlikely could have been a factor, but it’s also important to mention that asymptomatic spread within one’s own household is also considerably rare. It really makes you wonder what’s going on here, doesn’t it?

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