Jim Carrey & Adam Sandler Targeted In Animal Rights Campaign

Actors like Jim Carrey and Adam Sandler are at the center of a new campaign by animal rights activists PETA for the use of animals in feature films.

In a new letter fired off by PETA, the organization explains,

“Because much of the abuse suffered by the animals forced to perform in movies occurs off the set – including deplorable living and transport conditions and the use of electric prods, bullhooks, and other violent training methods – the actors are likely unaware that cruelty is routine and severe in the wild animal-training industry.

“PETA’s request comes on the heels of the release of the film Zookeeper, which faced an outcry from animal protection advocates across the country after a giraffe, Tweet, suddenly collapsed and died during Zookeeper’s production. The movie also features an elephant supplied by Have Trunk Will Travel, whose trainers can be seen in undercover video footage (courtesy of Animal Defenders International) beating elephants with sharp, steel-tipped bullhooks, and using electric prods to shock them.”

In the end, many studios will probably not take this much into consideration, so expect more movies like these, which make mega bucks for studios for the young crowds they draw.

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