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The eighth wonder of the world: Visual language in King Kong

Battery hen topic suggestions

The language of battery hen farming

What is a battery hen?

The language of animal production

Battery hen topic suggestions

Battery hen topic suggestions

The language of advertising

Battery hen topic suggestions

Battery hen topic suggestions

Behind bars

Fowl play

Battery hen topic suggestions

Battery hen topic suggestions

Formal writing on the topic of battery hens

The life of a battery hen

Battery hen topic suggestions

From the perspective of a battery hen

‘Normal behaviour’ in factory farms

Animal factories: Industrialisation and it’s effects on human-animal relations

Unlocking factory farms

Meat chickens – grow fast, die young

Taking a stand against factory farming

“Can they suffer?”: The history of animal rights

“We owe it to the animals to help them”: Social action and social identity

The company of animals: A social studies enquiry into ‘pet’-keeping

Making a difference: Animal rights and social action

Humans and animals, rights and wrongs: How and why people seek to gain and maintain social justice and rights

Saving Lucy

Trapped

Fowl play

Animal testing at Wickham Labs

Ethical objections to animal experimentation

Frog and human circulatory system

Dog play footage

Kea – mountain parrot play footage

Their future in your hands

Safer Medicines: Drug testing procedures – how much has changed?

Wasted lives: The case against animal experiments

Locals outraged over animal disposal

More disturbing stories emerge from beagle research lab

Animal ethics expert responds to dog research

Lab test beagles looking for homes

Buddy at Chimfunshi

Saved – Buddy goes to sanctuary

Buddy in quarantine

Buddy in Samoa

SAFE protest against chimpanzee Lola’s sale to a Fijian circus

Christchurch International Rodeo raises controversy

Chimpanzee rescue

A tale of three chimps

Circus suffering

Dead in the water

Lolita: Slave to entertainment

No place like home

Sad eyes and empty lives: The reality of zoos

Meat chickens on New Zealand farm

Vigil for chickens raised for meat

Chicken growth

Farrowing crates: A life of torment for pigs

Battery cage vs colony cage

Footage of a NZ colony cage system

Stop factory farming

Live fast die young – The story of the broiler chicken

Factory farmed pigs in New Zealand – The price of pork

Victory! Sow stalls ban

Love pigs supermarket advert

Behavioural footage of farrowing crate pigs

Behavioural footage of outdoor pig

Behavioural footage of colony caged hens

Behavioural footage of outdoor hens

Bad eggs

Pork industry under fire

Pork industry plunges into panic

If pigs could talk

Save the beagles – activist footage

SAFE pig social action

New Zealand Open Rescue – May 2008

New Zealand Open Rescue summer 2006/07

The Meatrix

Earthlings – chapter one

A cow at my table

“That’s Interesting. I’ve always dreamed of running away and joining the jungle.”

Freedom for pigs campaign

“Welfare approved” pork – don’t be fooled!

Hi! I’m…

Are your customers fed up with pig cruelty?

Lobbying for Lucy

Take the pledge against pig cruelty

Love pigs

Campaign report 2008

Meet Lucy – give pigs a chance

For the love of pigs…

Beyond the egg! Holy cow!

The price of cheap pork. Holy cow!

Secret origin. Holy cow!

Sure, it’s an inhumane practice, but the farm would be uneconomic without it.

Ban the sow crate

Finally, this pig has enough room to turn around

Saving Lucy

Your say matters!

The welfare of intensively kept pigs

Study of the impact of genetic selection on the welfare of chickens bred and kept for meat production

Survey of lameness in New Zealand meat chickens

The welfare of broiler chickens in the European Union

Resource Allocation Theory applied to farm animal production

A growing problem – selective breeding in the chicken industry: The case for slower growth

Chicken genome plucked bare by inbreeding

Animals are conscious and should be treated as such

Carter gives industry hurry-up on sow crates

Pig farming rules a legal cruelty

Writing on the wall for sow stalls

Let the light shine in

To save your bacon, just add celebrity

Piggery practice legal but not acceptable

Key finds pig probe “disturbing”

Comedian does U-turn on pork

Sow stall ban first important step

Govt fails to ban factory-farmed animals

Disturbing new pig cruelty footage reveals no change to pig welfare

Consumer ad campaign challenges pig industry

Welfare laws fail pigs miserably

Mike King latest celebrity kingpin to condemn New Zealand pig cruelty

Progress from chicken genetics to the chicken genome

The ethics and politics of animal welfare in New Zealand: Broiler chicken production as a case study

Growth, efficiency, and yield of commercial broilers from 1957, 1978, and 2005

Science, pigs, and politics: A New Zealand perspective on the phase-out of sow stalls

Stereotypies in pregnant sows: indications of influence of the housing system on the patterns expressed by the animals

An ethogram of white leghorn-type hens in battery cages

Changes in animal welfare views in New Zealand: Responding to global change

Route to greater speed and accuracy in breed progress

Animal welfare (pigs) code of welfare 2010

Animal welfare (layer hens) code of welfare 2012

Pain in farm animals

Colony cage con

Brave new farm?

Farming images: Animal rights and agribusiness in the field of vision

The protection paradigm: Making the world a better place for animals?

Chicken

The welfare of pigs

Bleating hearts: The hidden world of animal suffering

Domestic animal behaviour and welfare

Duck shooting

Poultry behaviour and welfare

New Zealand animal experiment statistics

Zoochotic animals: Stereotypic behaviours in animals used for entertainment

Clowning chimps dancing dolphins: Exotic animal acts in New Zealand

Entertainers, teachers or slaves?: Dolphins and whales in aquaria

Behind the bars, no world: Analysing zoo stories

Don’t buy a ticket: The captive animal business

The eighth wonder of the world: Visual language in King Kong

Sentience is the bedrock of ethics: A study of sentience in non-human animals

Bodies apart: A non-invasive comparative anatomy study

Do animals play fair?: A non-invasive behavioural study

Lifting the veil of secrecy on live animal experimentation

GM mutant cows die in trial

Headless chickens put to the test

Animal testing body seeks rigid record keeping

Animal experiments jump 21pc says ethics group

Animal death toll ends cloning trials

Vivisection: “The blackest of all crimes”

Pain factor: How much do animals suffer in this country in the name of science?

Could lab rats be replaced by a lung on a chip?

Human skin to replace animal tests

Social play and play-soliciting by infant canids

Social play in Kakapo (Strigops habrotilus) with comparisons to Kea (Nestor notabilis) and Kaka (Nestor meridionalis)

Social play in Kaka (Nestor meridionalis) with comparisons to Kea (Nestor notabilis)

Savages, drunks, and lab animals: the researcher’s perception of pain

Play signals as punctuation: the structure of social play in canids

Mammalian play: training for the unexpected

The costs and benefits of animal experimentation

The “pathetic illusion” of animal-modelled drugs

Tuning in: animal sensitivity

Ill-gotten gains

Wild justice, empathy, and fair play: finding honor among beasts

Abused for entertainment

From wild beasts to circus slaves

Born free – let them swim free

Cetaceans in captivity

Circuses have their sad side

“Of course, you know I’d rather eat your kid than entertain him, right?”

The case against marine mammals in captivity

The zoo

The panther – Jardin de Plantes, Paris

The zoo

‘End of an era’ as last dolphin dies

Rodeo cruelty: Nelson

The dolphin dilemma

Dolphins – the flipside of fun

The bear essentials for zoos

Monkeys leave circus

Circus campaign

Rodeo: American tragedy or legalized cruelty?

The future of zoos

Cheetahs for hire

The shame of Auckland zoo

Why zoos disappoint

Chimpanzees – bridging the gap

Gorillas: greatest of the apes

The natural demise of two gorilla families

No-one’s ark: exotic animal acts in the circus

Rodeo horses: the wild and the tame

Save the whales

Paul Spong and Skana

Performing “nature” Shamu at Sea World

Zoo culture

Reading zoos

King Kong

Beer and cold cuts: the zoo

Turnlung and Talbot Edelman visit Central Park zoo

Hackenfeller’s ape

Love pigs campaign

Packed with cruelty campaign

Anti-fur and anti-leather posters

Slogans on stickers, badges and t-shirts

SAFE animal welfare handouts

Range of animal rights cartoons

Range of SAFE advertisements

A tiger in the court

The kill floor

SAFE in action!

Animal rights fight not chicken feed

SAFE profiles

Changing the status of animals

Thinking about animals

Beasts of burden, tiers of tyranny

A conversation with Peter Singer

Brigid Brophy

Human ascendancy: “human uniqueness”

The challenges of the animal advocacy movement

Ethics into action. Henry Spira and the animal rights movement

Pets and positive attitudes to animals

Speciesism: the battle of ideas

The industrialization of slaughter

The Old Brown Dog: women, workers, and vivisection in Edwardian England

Radicals, Methodists and the law for animals

From the letter to the Marquess of Newcastle, 23 November 1646

René Descartes: from the letters of 1646 and 1649

Comparison of the mental powers of man and the lower animals

Maceration item

Battery hen codes item

Battery hen item

Shredding battery hen codes

Subway demo

The Jungle

Freedom for hens

Stop cruel battery farming

Beyond the egg! Holy Cow No.2

Are you sure this is free-range?

No chick deserves to suffer

Battery hen cruelty

Don’t be fed cruelty

Egg carton

The egg beater

SAFE submission of draft 10 of the animal welfare (layer hens) code of welfare 2002

Song of the battery hen

Small victory for battery hens

Minister challenged over abusive battery hen and pig codes

Life in a cage – science says chooks should run free

Hen batteries – havens or hells?

Cruel codes

Animal Welfare Act (layer hens) code of welfare 2005

Animal Welfare Act 1999

Chook Chook

Down on the factory farm…or what happened to your dinner when it was still an animal

Rats have no gall bladder: The validity and ethics of animal experimentation

Love pigs supermarket advert

Animal testing body seeks rigid record keeping

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The eighth wonder of the world: Visual language in King Kong

Battery hen topic suggestions

The language of battery hen farming

What is a battery hen?

The language of animal production

Battery hen topic suggestions

Battery hen topic suggestions

The language of advertising

Battery hen topic suggestions

Battery hen topic suggestions

Behind bars

Fowl play

Battery hen topic suggestions

Battery hen topic suggestions

Formal writing on the topic of battery hens

The life of a battery hen

Battery hen topic suggestions

From the perspective of a battery hen

‘Normal behaviour’ in factory farms

Animal factories: Industrialisation and it’s effects on human-animal relations

Unlocking factory farms

Meat chickens – grow fast, die young

Taking a stand against factory farming

“Can they suffer?”: The history of animal rights

“We owe it to the animals to help them”: Social action and social identity

The company of animals: A social studies enquiry into ‘pet’-keeping

Making a difference: Animal rights and social action

Humans and animals, rights and wrongs: How and why people seek to gain and maintain social justice and rights

Saving Lucy

Trapped

Fowl play

Animal testing at Wickham Labs

Ethical objections to animal experimentation

Frog and human circulatory system

Dog play footage

Kea – mountain parrot play footage

Their future in your hands

Safer Medicines: Drug testing procedures – how much has changed?

Wasted lives: The case against animal experiments

Locals outraged over animal disposal

More disturbing stories emerge from beagle research lab

Animal ethics expert responds to dog research

Lab test beagles looking for homes

Buddy at Chimfunshi

Saved – Buddy goes to sanctuary

Buddy in quarantine

Buddy in Samoa

SAFE protest against chimpanzee Lola’s sale to a Fijian circus

Christchurch International Rodeo raises controversy

Chimpanzee rescue

A tale of three chimps

Circus suffering

Dead in the water

Lolita: Slave to entertainment

No place like home

Sad eyes and empty lives: The reality of zoos

Meat chickens on New Zealand farm

Vigil for chickens raised for meat

Chicken growth

Farrowing crates: A life of torment for pigs

Battery cage vs colony cage

Footage of a NZ colony cage system

Stop factory farming

Live fast die young – The story of the broiler chicken

Factory farmed pigs in New Zealand – The price of pork

Victory! Sow stalls ban

Love pigs supermarket advert

Behavioural footage of farrowing crate pigs

Behavioural footage of outdoor pig

Behavioural footage of colony caged hens

Behavioural footage of outdoor hens

Bad eggs

Pork industry under fire

Pork industry plunges into panic

If pigs could talk

Save the beagles – activist footage

SAFE pig social action

New Zealand Open Rescue – May 2008

New Zealand Open Rescue summer 2006/07

The Meatrix

Earthlings – chapter one

A cow at my table

“That’s Interesting. I’ve always dreamed of running away and joining the jungle.”

Freedom for pigs campaign

“Welfare approved” pork – don’t be fooled!

Hi! I’m…

Are your customers fed up with pig cruelty?

Lobbying for Lucy

Take the pledge against pig cruelty

Love pigs

Campaign report 2008

Meet Lucy – give pigs a chance

For the love of pigs…

Beyond the egg! Holy cow!

The price of cheap pork. Holy cow!

Secret origin. Holy cow!

Sure, it’s an inhumane practice, but the farm would be uneconomic without it.

Ban the sow crate

Finally, this pig has enough room to turn around

Saving Lucy

Your say matters!

The welfare of intensively kept pigs

Study of the impact of genetic selection on the welfare of chickens bred and kept for meat production

Survey of lameness in New Zealand meat chickens

The welfare of broiler chickens in the European Union

Resource Allocation Theory applied to farm animal production

A growing problem – selective breeding in the chicken industry: The case for slower growth

Chicken genome plucked bare by inbreeding

Animals are conscious and should be treated as such

Carter gives industry hurry-up on sow crates

Pig farming rules a legal cruelty

Writing on the wall for sow stalls

Let the light shine in

To save your bacon, just add celebrity

Piggery practice legal but not acceptable

Key finds pig probe “disturbing”

Comedian does U-turn on pork

Sow stall ban first important step

Govt fails to ban factory-farmed animals

Disturbing new pig cruelty footage reveals no change to pig welfare

Consumer ad campaign challenges pig industry

Welfare laws fail pigs miserably

Mike King latest celebrity kingpin to condemn New Zealand pig cruelty

Progress from chicken genetics to the chicken genome

The ethics and politics of animal welfare in New Zealand: Broiler chicken production as a case study

Growth, efficiency, and yield of commercial broilers from 1957, 1978, and 2005

Science, pigs, and politics: A New Zealand perspective on the phase-out of sow stalls

Stereotypies in pregnant sows: indications of influence of the housing system on the patterns expressed by the animals

An ethogram of white leghorn-type hens in battery cages

Changes in animal welfare views in New Zealand: Responding to global change

Route to greater speed and accuracy in breed progress

Animal welfare (pigs) code of welfare 2010

Animal welfare (layer hens) code of welfare 2012

Pain in farm animals

Colony cage con

Brave new farm?

Farming images: Animal rights and agribusiness in the field of vision

The protection paradigm: Making the world a better place for animals?

Chicken

The welfare of pigs

Bleating hearts: The hidden world of animal suffering

Domestic animal behaviour and welfare

Duck shooting

Poultry behaviour and welfare

New Zealand animal experiment statistics

Zoochotic animals: Stereotypic behaviours in animals used for entertainment

Clowning chimps dancing dolphins: Exotic animal acts in New Zealand

Entertainers, teachers or slaves?: Dolphins and whales in aquaria

Behind the bars, no world: Analysing zoo stories

Don’t buy a ticket: The captive animal business

The eighth wonder of the world: Visual language in King Kong

Sentience is the bedrock of ethics: A study of sentience in non-human animals

Bodies apart: A non-invasive comparative anatomy study

Do animals play fair?: A non-invasive behavioural study

Lifting the veil of secrecy on live animal experimentation

GM mutant cows die in trial

Headless chickens put to the test

Animal testing body seeks rigid record keeping

Animal experiments jump 21pc says ethics group

Animal death toll ends cloning trials

Vivisection: “The blackest of all crimes”

Pain factor: How much do animals suffer in this country in the name of science?

Could lab rats be replaced by a lung on a chip?

Human skin to replace animal tests

Social play and play-soliciting by infant canids

Social play in Kakapo (Strigops habrotilus) with comparisons to Kea (Nestor notabilis) and Kaka (Nestor meridionalis)

Social play in Kaka (Nestor meridionalis) with comparisons to Kea (Nestor notabilis)

Savages, drunks, and lab animals: the researcher’s perception of pain

Play signals as punctuation: the structure of social play in canids

Mammalian play: training for the unexpected

The costs and benefits of animal experimentation

The “pathetic illusion” of animal-modelled drugs

Tuning in: animal sensitivity

Ill-gotten gains

Wild justice, empathy, and fair play: finding honor among beasts

Abused for entertainment

From wild beasts to circus slaves

Born free – let them swim free

Cetaceans in captivity

Circuses have their sad side

“Of course, you know I’d rather eat your kid than entertain him, right?”

The case against marine mammals in captivity

The zoo

The panther – Jardin de Plantes, Paris

The zoo

‘End of an era’ as last dolphin dies

Rodeo cruelty: Nelson

The dolphin dilemma

Dolphins – the flipside of fun

The bear essentials for zoos

Monkeys leave circus

Circus campaign

Rodeo: American tragedy or legalized cruelty?

The future of zoos

Cheetahs for hire

The shame of Auckland zoo

Why zoos disappoint

Chimpanzees – bridging the gap

Gorillas: greatest of the apes

The natural demise of two gorilla families

No-one’s ark: exotic animal acts in the circus

Rodeo horses: the wild and the tame

Save the whales

Paul Spong and Skana

Performing “nature” Shamu at Sea World

Zoo culture

Reading zoos

King Kong

Beer and cold cuts: the zoo

Turnlung and Talbot Edelman visit Central Park zoo

Hackenfeller’s ape

Love pigs campaign

Packed with cruelty campaign

Anti-fur and anti-leather posters

Slogans on stickers, badges and t-shirts

SAFE animal welfare handouts

Range of animal rights cartoons

Range of SAFE advertisements

A tiger in the court

The kill floor

SAFE in action!

Animal rights fight not chicken feed

SAFE profiles

Changing the status of animals

Thinking about animals

Beasts of burden, tiers of tyranny

A conversation with Peter Singer

Brigid Brophy

Human ascendancy: “human uniqueness”

The challenges of the animal advocacy movement

Ethics into action. Henry Spira and the animal rights movement

Pets and positive attitudes to animals

Speciesism: the battle of ideas

The industrialization of slaughter

The Old Brown Dog: women, workers, and vivisection in Edwardian England

Radicals, Methodists and the law for animals

From the letter to the Marquess of Newcastle, 23 November 1646

René Descartes: from the letters of 1646 and 1649

Comparison of the mental powers of man and the lower animals

Maceration item

Battery hen codes item

Battery hen item

Shredding battery hen codes

Subway demo

The Jungle

Freedom for hens

Stop cruel battery farming

Beyond the egg! Holy Cow No.2

Are you sure this is free-range?

No chick deserves to suffer

Battery hen cruelty

Don’t be fed cruelty

Egg carton

The egg beater

SAFE submission of draft 10 of the animal welfare (layer hens) code of welfare 2002

Song of the battery hen

Small victory for battery hens

Minister challenged over abusive battery hen and pig codes

Life in a cage – science says chooks should run free

Hen batteries – havens or hells?

Cruel codes

Animal Welfare Act (layer hens) code of welfare 2005

Animal Welfare Act 1999

Chook Chook

Down on the factory farm…or what happened to your dinner when it was still an animal

Rats have no gall bladder: The validity and ethics of animal experimentation

Love pigs supermarket advert

Animal testing body seeks rigid record keeping

Animals & Us provides resources on animal issues for teachers and students in New Zealand secondary schools.
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