p2pnet view Off Topic:- This is something that’ll haunt me forever.
The bloody mess on the right is a clip from a Chinese video showing a living racoon that’s just been skinned alive for its fur.
Because ‘coon skin coats are cool.
That’s why eBay has pages of them for sale (right).
Or maybe you’d prefer something from Amazon?
Something from NextTag perhaps?
They’re just four random examples of the many online retailers selling ‘coon-skin coats.
“Jon, you must see this”, emails a p2pnet reader from Hong Kong.
“You will not rest tonight.”
The email links to a post on ChinaSmack.
The headline is >>>
Raccoon Skinned Alive, Raises Head To Look At Own Body
It doesn’t say where the slaughter and torture take place.
“An old video”, says the caption, “but like many videos of this kind, it will regularly be posted and spread again by netizens who see it for the first time.”
Yes. I know. There are plenty of other atrocities centering on the fur trade, and in all honesty, I’ve never thought of them before.
But I’ll think of them now.
ChinaSmack – Raccoon Skinned Alive, Raises Head To Look At Own Body, November 12, 2010
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