Ill-Treating Prawns

We've previously posted about a British case involving cruelty to goldfish. Here the British courts took up the question of whether it's possible to be cruel to prawns (aka shrimp), but dropped the case when it decided that prawns were insects and so not covered by anti-cruelty laws. They're actually crustaceans, but close enough I guess.

Feb 28, 1974 - Minneapolis Star

     Posted By: Alex - Mon Sep 25, 2023
     Category: Insects and Spiders | Law | Sadism, Cruelty, Punishment, and Torture | United Kingdom

The lawyer who said that insects are not animals should have eight hours of classes with a biologist as punishment.
Posted by Yudith on 09/25/23 at 11:46 AM
Not all that surprising. In California, bees are legally fish.,the%20protection%20they%20desperately%20need.
Posted by Phideaux on 09/25/23 at 03:19 PM
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