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Should We Be Putting Animals On Birth Control?

In other animal news, China has started putting supposedly overpopulated animals on the pill. A pill similar to the one ladies take is being used to curb the procreation of pikas, which are adorable rabbit-looking things that may be tearing up the countryside. How to do it? Sprinkle the Tibetan soil..


In other animal news, China has started putting supposedly overpopulated animals on the pill. A pill similar to the one ladies take is being used to curb the procreation of pikas, which are adorable rabbit-looking things that may be tearing up the countryside.How to do it? Sprinkle the Tibetan soil with contraceptives that look like food, naturally. China's state-run news agency reported that "one bite of the tempting bran-like pellet-and she's lost an opportunity to be a mother. The pellets containing a specially developed contraceptive and abortion drug have been spread around northwest China's Gurbantunggut Desert in a bid to control a destructive plague of gerbils."Never mind the inhumane-treatment-of-animals argument-what about the part where they're putting presumably toxic chemicals in the freaking soil? We're assuming animal rights groups will be issuing statements soon. Environmental groups, too. Stay tuned.
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