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Exposing Animal Cruelty in UAE

Baboons paralysed in bird cages. Siberian Husky puppies snatched away
too early from their mothers. Parrots that have been neglected for so
long they pluck out their feathers in distress. Animal cruelty is a
widespread problem - and the battle against it persists.

The UAE's federal law curbs animal abuse and animal-lovers around the
country work around the clock to stop its scourge.

But when our community reporter recently came across a baby baboon
that was paralysed after being kept in a bird cage in a veterinarian's
clinic at the Sharjah Animal Market, her story showed us only a
glimpse of what goes on behind closed doors.

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