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Thousands of Animals Have Been Saved in Nepal as Mass Slaughter Is Cancelled
The world's largest animal sacrifice has been cancelled in Nepal, in a landmark victory for activists. At the event in 2009 around 500,000 water buffalo, goats, chickens, and other animals were killed.
Photos of Animal Sacrifices from Nepal's Gadhimai Festival
Thousands of animals were ritualistically killed outside the city of Birgunj in November.