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Animal Equality documents the killing of tunas in Italy.

Each year, in Carloforte, Sardinia, hundreds of bluefin tunas are caught in traps while they migrate to their breeding ground and later slaughtered. Animal Equality, has documented both the natural behaviour of tunas underwater, and the plight of the bluefin tunas who are brutally killed. Blue fin tunas are able to feel pain and suffering like any other animal. This slaughter in Carloforte is a cruel practice that must stop immediately.

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The suffering of tuna
and other fish

"Pain and stress can be witnessed though the struggling and thrashing movements of the tuna while suspended in the air. Increasing bodies of research over the past few years have demonstrated fishes' capacity to experience pain."

Lorelei Wakefield, VMD

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