Thursday, January 28, 2010

PETA wants groundhogs retired

PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pennsylvania - A prominent U.S. animal rights group sent a letter to the handlers of Pennsylvania?s famous groundhog, imploring them to replace it with an animatronic. Gemma Vaughan, an Animals in Entertainment Specialist with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, wrote in the letter to the Punxsutawney Groundhog Club saying keeping Punxsutawney Phil on display year-round is a ?cruel? way to treat the anima.---...More