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Ep. 122: PETA Exposes Alpaca Industry Cruelty

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Release Date: 06/03/2020

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PETA's latest undercover investigation--released Sunday in the New York Times--exposes the use and abuse of animals in the alpaca wool industry in Peru. The farm produces about 80 percent of the world's Alpaca fiber supply, and houses 4,000 animals.  Dan Paden, PETA's vice president of evidence analysis, speaks with Emil Guillermo about the Michell Group's largest Alpaca farm, and the cruel process alpacas are put through for fashion.

Find out more. Go to PETA.org.

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Originally released June 3, 2020