Skip to comments.Supermarkets snub coconut goods picked by monkeys
Posted on 07/04/2020 8:29:13 PM PDT by DUMBGRUNT
The monkeys are snatched from the wild and trained to pick up to 1,000 coconuts a day, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (Peta) said
The animal rights group said pigtailed macaques in Thailand were treated like "coconut-picking machines".
In a statement, Waitrose said: "As part of our animal welfare policy, we have committed to never knowingly sell any products sourced from monkey labour.
Male monkeys are able to pick up to 1,000 coconuts a day, Peta says. It's thought that a human can pick about 80.
It said it also discovered "monkey schools", where the animals were trained to pick fruit, as well as ride bikes or play basketball for the entertainment of tourists.
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An old prejudice dies hard.
So they spank the monkey for doing a good job? Typical lefties.
I’m guessing the monkeys are having a good time.
File it in the You Learn Something New Every Day inbox: I didn’t even know monkeys were picking coconuts commercially.
Ban Budweiser for Cruelty to horses.
>>Male monkeys are able to pick up to 1,000 coconuts a day, Peta says. It’s thought that a human can pick about 80.
Women and minorities most affected
okay finally a fun post for me today relevant to the topic
good song - hockey monkey, by the zambonis
their music style is influenced by the cars and elo, you will pick up on both in the song
>>Ban Budweiser for Cruelty to horses.
Just how many horses does it take to fill a keg?
I’m not a Budweiser kind of guy, but I do enjoy the adverts with the Clydesdales.
Shock the monkey tonight.
The money's is basketball. I'm just sayin'
people tend to take care of work animals
1000 Coconuts and then at the end of the day , steak
The money’s is basketball.
Also if they are that successful, they should have a strong market for their services in the NYC public schools.
And most large cites.
Were monkeys used for this task?
The seriousness of the charge should warrant a investigation.
“people tend to take care of work animals”
Especially one that cheaply does the work of 12 humans!
And no union; yet?
In a statement, Waitrose said: “As part of our animal welfare policy, we have committed to never knowingly sell any products sourced from monkey labour
That right. We only eat food from slave underpaid labor!
You pick a thousand coconuts and what do you get?
Another day older and deeper in debt...
Tennessee Ernie Ford; the best!
So about 10 coconuts per hour. Must be union labor. Meanwhile, those monkeys don't monkey around. Perhaps they had no bananas.
One Clydesdale per keg per day.
As part of our animal welfare policy, we have committed to never knowingly sell any products sourced from monkey labour.
LOLOL...sourced from monkey labor. Now Ive heard it all.
Animals provided all motive power until man harnessed heat in the late 18th century.
When I worked in China 45 years ago, they used MEN pulling the tow ropes to haul barges up the upper Yangtze. They didnt even have mules to abuse.
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