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Taipei ARAs Vs Divine Pig Contest

Taipei, Feb. 20 (CNA) A Taipei-based animal rights group has reiterated a call for an end to a generations-long divine pig contest, in which swine are force-fed to enormous sizes before being sacrificed in religious rites.

Chen Yu-min, director of the Environment and Animal Society of Taiwan, repeated the call during a ceremony at the Sanxia Zushi Temple in New Taipei over the Lunar New Year holiday to award the person with the heaviest pig.

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