We call ourselves the more evolved species but are we?
Some shocking instances of physical and sexual animals’ abuse came to light recently. They serve as a gruesome reminder of how terribly we have disgraced our ‘humanness’.
A pregnant goat was gangraped by 8 men in Haryana.
According to reports on 29 July, 2018, a pregnant goat that went missing and was later found dead by its owner was stolen and abused by the accused at a deserted house, following which the animal died. One of the accused even met the owner of the goat and admitted that he had raped her and said that he had a nice time.
Bitch was raped by a man inside his home in Kolkata.
On 17 July, 2018, a 35-year-old man was arrested for allegedly having sex with a dog. The accused lured the dog into his house and tied its mouth with a rope. A couple of men passing by saw the accused luring the dog and sensed something wrong. After following him to his house, they broke open a window and caught the man having sex with the dog.
100 stray dogs culled and dumped in a forest area in Hyderabad.
About 100 carcasses of stray dogs were found in the forest area in Kongara, Hyderabad. On 18 May, 2018 the NGO that filed the complaint reported that unidentified persons were found picking up street dogs from Meerpet area and killing them in the forest.
A man had unnatural sex with three cows in Vadodara.
A man in Vadodara who worked as a labourer at a cow shed allegedly indulged in unnatural sex with three cows. Later in the morning of 17 January, 2018, the owner found that legs of three cows were tied with rope and one was lying dead.
Sick and wounded horses used in wedding procession in Delhi.
Three sick horses that were being used in wedding celebrations were rescued by the animal rights activists from outer Delhi’s Nangloi area on 6 July, 2018. One of the three horses was also wounded.
A Medical student from Chennai threw a dog off the terrace.
A final year student Gautam Sudharshan, from Madha Medical College in Chennai threw a 5-month-old pup from the rooftop on 6 July, 2016. He also made a video and uploaded it on YouTube.
A sleeping street dog was left to die when workers poured hot tar over it.
A street dog was buried alive and was then left to die on 15 Jul 2018 while it was sleeping on the road. Construction workers poured hot burning tar on it while they were fixing the Fatehabad road at Phool Sayed crossing in Agra.
21 beagles confined in cages for scientific experiments in Pune.
On 20 January, 2017 twenty one caged Beagle dogs were rescued by animal activists from a private research company in Pune where they were being used for laboratory testing. They company had confined them for the last six years and they were subjected to intense torture and pain.
Elephants being subjected to torture by traffickers in Rajasthan.
A shocking video surfaced on 13 June, 2018 showing an elephant trafficker mercilessly beating an elephant in Jaipur. Sameer ‘Ballu’ Khan is known for inflicting barbaric cruelty on the elephants he had bought illegally. He was pictured attacking one elephant with a hatchet while another man was repeatedly attacking an elephant with a stick before its feet were tied together and burned.
A dog was mercilessly beaten to death by three men in Gujarat.
On 22 March, 2018 A video went viral on social media, showing a dog sleeping in a temple, when suddenly two men came out of nowhere and started thrashing it with bamboo sticks, a third abuser joined in and beat the dog till it died. The man then dragged it by its legs and threw it in the bushes.
A cow was run over by a police vehicle in Chhattisgarh.
A police patrol vehicle crushed a cow on 26 July, 2018. She was crossing the road. According to the eyewitnesses, the cow’s leg got stuck under its wheel. People gathered to save her but the cops seemed determined to kill her. They ran over her again and again.
A stray dog beaten with an iron rod, suffered a skull fracture.
4 September 2017: Dabbu, a stray dog was passing by when Khan started beating the dog mercilessly. It was rushed to the hospital and was found to have a fractured skull.
Several stray dogs were poisoned to death in Nagpur.
Residents in the lanes of Mhada quarters in Kalamna, Nagpur woke up on 29 March 2018 to several scattered carcasses of stray dogs. Reports suggest that the strays were poisoned by the local meat sellers as the dogs would steal meat from their shops.
Two community dogs suffered multiple fractures after being beaten by the locals.
On 16 April, 2018 two stray dogs were beaten by the locals. The two canines could not even sit up after the attack. Later, one of the two dogs died in the hospital due to multiple fractures.
Eleven langurs were brutally killed and dumped on a highway in Rajasthan.
Eleven monkeys were found killed near the National Highway-8, about 66 km from Jaipur, in Rajasthan on 12 January, 2018. Forest officials said they were beaten with sticks and then splashed with an abrasive chemical, probably an acid.
Written by: Delshad Master