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Pettings Zoos: A Silent Epidemic?
posted on May 20, 2008

 Pettings Zoos: A Silent Epidemic?The Growing Petting Zoo Business May Well Be A Growing Silent Epidemic. People Are Usually Not Properly Informed About The Health Risks And Preventative Measures. Then The Children’s Complaints Of Upset Tummies, Nausea Or Diarrhea May Not Be Reported.

Lifeforce Will Be Urging The Government To Ban Petting Zoos Because Health Risks And Animal Welfare Abuses Cannot Be Prevented.”stated Peter Hamilton, Lifeforce Director, “if Governments Fails To Ban Petting Zoos Then All Such Activities Must Be Regulated And Enforced. This Is The Very Least That Must Be Done In Order To Try To Reduce The Health Hazards And Animal Abuses.

Lifeforce Will Be Sending Our 55-page Report “petting Zoos: A Silent Epidemic?” To Politicians And Responsible Agencies

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