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Shunning speciesism could help save our climate and prevent future pandemics

By Emily Rice
Updated June 14 2022 - 3:41am, first published August 26 2021 - 7:25pm
Pigs have the intelligence of a three-year-old human. Picture: Shutterstock

Some 60 per cent of Australians share their homes with a companion animal, and we proudly consider ourselves a nation of animal lovers. Yet, Australians also reportedly eat nearly 100 kilograms of animal flesh per person per year - and seem equally proud of that macabre statistic.



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