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Rights for Cetaceans


An Animal Rights Law Group Plans to Renew the Fight for Recognizing Certain Species as Persons.

The Scientist
Cristina Luiggi
July 20, 2012

The Nonhuman Rights Project, a nonprofit organization advocating for legal rights for animals, is planning on filing two lawsuits on behalf of captive animals in the United States by the end of next year, according to Wired Science. Although the group has not yet decided which species will be targeted, highly intelligent social animals such as bonobos, chimpanzees, elephants, and dolphins are strong contenders.

more at: http://the-scientist.com/2012/07/20/rights-for-cetaceans/

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