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'Often seems drugged': protest about kangaroo found in poor condition in US petting zoo

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    I think the saddest part of animal rights stories is the degree to which extreme stories of animal abuse have numbed us to the stories of "everyday" animal abuse. I'm an American. I've only ever...

    I think the saddest part of animal rights stories is the degree to which extreme stories of animal abuse have numbed us to the stories of "everyday" animal abuse.

    the kangaroo, which she fears may be sedated so as not to scale its fencing, which is just over a metre high

    I'm an American. I've only ever seen kangaroos on video, never actually seen one in real life. But...when I hear one is being kept in captivity using fencing "just over a meter high" (meaning probably 3 feet 6 inches)...I can't imagine any non-abusive conditions that would succeed in keeping an animal like a kangaroo confined like that.

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