From Whale Wars to the liberation of 50,000 minks, animal rights activists have a way of undermining the moral justness of their cause with actions that are morally dubious in their own right. That’s why it’s so refreshing to see an animal rights action that has the potential to inspire the general public to think differently about the way our culture exploits animals. As first reported by Greenopolis:
Members of the creative collective Neozoon, a group of artists based in Paris and Berlin, are staging a protest against using animal furs as fashion by turning the pelts and coats into street art graffiti.
Click here to see more photos of the fur-sculpted graffiti.
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