Chickens Show Empathy

March 9, 2011

The Telegraph reports:

Domestic chickens display signs of empathy, the ability to “feel another’s pain” that is at the heart of compassion, a study has found.

Groundbreaking stuff. We are moving towards the day when “they’re just chickens” will no longer cut it as an excuse for factory farm and slaughterhouse cruelties. (Via Shapiro.) Link.

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