Live Animals are Sealed in Plastic and Sold As Keychains (Shocking Pics)

Live Animals are Sealed in Plastic and Sold As Keychains (Shocking Pics)

Turtles, fish and lizards are being stuffed and sealed into plastic bags and sold on the streets as keychains in China. The cost of these animals lives? About $1.50.

Swimming in a small pool of colored water, the animals only last until the oxygen is used up. Then, they can theoretically be released and kept as pets – although it’s doubtful that the same people who think an animal makes a nifty trinket have the slightest clue about how to properly care for them.

In an interview with CNN, David Neale, animal welfare director of Animals Asia said, “Lack of food and diminishing oxygen concentrations within both the water and the small amount of air in these plastic pouches will cause the animals to die in a relatively short period of time after the pouches are sealed.”

Imagine living your whole (short) life as a keychain. You can help! Sign the petition now to tell China to ban live animal keychains!





China has no laws to protect animals from cruelty like this, but activists are trying hard to change that. Sign the petition to add your voice.

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    • Amy Z

      Ummm no kidding none of the animals are human!

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      • SherryK

        You can’t be as stupid as you sound for real!! She said INHUMANE……SHE DIDN’T SAY IN-HUMAN!! It sounds like you condone the horrible treatment that some people do to animals that are helpless to protect themselves!!

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  1. Terry Spirer

    This is so wrong on so many levels! Would the people that do this or purchase these like it if they were put in place ice and not allowed to be free? I think not! This evil practice needs to stop!

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    • Zarada Gowenlock

      The Chinese are disgusting grotesque inhuman people that are disgusting ,bad and mean
      They treat animals without any care a d respect, as do the Brazilians both races need to be posed and embarrassed , but I don’t think they care
      Nothing to be done,but I will
      Do my best to expose them every Chance I get
      People that are mean spirited and Barbarians

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  2. Sujata

    Please stop using life animals, turtles, fish as keychain. This is height of cruelty. How can anyone even think if something so bizarre and same of human beings for buying such keychains. (Are you blind or you lack brains). Shame on China.We world over should Ban China for cruelty to animals at all level.

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  3. Michael

    Shame on the Chinese government for allowing something so in humane.

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  4. Dawn fowles

    Very sick people. So so wrong.

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  5. Deb Jordan

    How can cruelty like this BE ok for money. What we will stoop 2 to make a few dollars. It’s really sad

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  6. Nancy

    I would buy them all to save them from dieing! 🙁

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  7. Stacie

    This is disgusting and selfish. These animals are just as important, if not more, than people. It’s sad.

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  8. Brittany Rae

    If you think Thats cruel of the Chinese check out what they do to unwanted and disabled children put them in dying rooms its absolutely the most disgusting heartbreaking thing I’ve ever seen….as well as this crazy how this idiots have no compassion for humans or animals!

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  9. Willaim

    China – disgusting inhunanity on so many levels.

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  10. Andy Bluff

    It’s time that the interbreeding freaks stopped taking the piss with Nature and realised the damage they have done to the world X Maybe if they stop interbreeding then they would stop thinking as a collective and they would think differently,resulting in them having a opinion !! XX

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