How would you feel if somebody pulled your hair out while you’re strolling down the street?
Shocked? In pain? Violated?
These were some of the strong reactions which PETA 2, the youth wing for People for Ethical Treatment of Animals, evoked during a social experiment to create awareness on the cruel Angora fur trade.
The experiment was done in Seoul’s shopping district Myeong-dong in South Korea where a rabbit-suit donned person would sneak up to a stranger from behind and pull out a section of their hair, leaving the victims appearing either shocked or angry.
It was documented in a video posted on 8 May, which ended with a short clip of an Angora rabbit having its fur stripped, causing it to give out a loud desperate cry of help. For many viewers, it was immensely heartbreaking to watch.
“How can one like to do that kind of job ... pulling hair of those innocent living being ... don’t they feel pain while hearing that sound,” said an Ashma Hasmuk.
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