480: Animal Sacrifice

480: Animal Sacrifice

Nov 30, 2012
What animals sacrifice for us, and what we sacrifice for them. Including a story from Susan Orlean about dogs in World War II, and the This American Life staff confronts Ira about his dog, Piney.

Photo: Dog wearing suicide bomb vest, 1943.
  • Camas Davis tells a true story about a rabbit kidnapping that saves some rabbits' lives, kills those same rabbits' babies, and leaves students in a Portland rabbit-butchering class scratching their heads. (11 minutes)ActivismAnimalsFood/Drinks/Cooking
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    • "Dead Rabbit", Rose Polenzani

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Dog wearing suicide bomb vest, 1943.

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