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SARS Motivates Ban on Wild Animals

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The southern Chinese province of Guangdong has banned the eating of various species of wild animals after recent evidence showing the SARS virus may have been introduced to humans through them.

Civet cats - considered a delicacy - are among those banned for consumption, as well as monkeys, snakes, and bats. The ban also extends to the breeding, trade, or general use of the animals in any way so as to limit potential contact and spread of the disease.


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Heh...funny, how it takes a *disease* to get China to stop eating some exotic animals...

Randy J. Entinger

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There's enough people over there. Maybe its time for...

Canibalism Now!
Save the Earth. Eat a stupid person.

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