Today is International Working Animal Day



Today (Thursday 15 June) is International Working Animal Day.

Did you know that almost every vehicle on the streets of London was horse-drawn in 1900? Working animals played a fundamental role in Britain’s past and continue to do the jobs of trucks, tractors and taxis in developing countries today. Yet, almost half of us don’t even know what a working animal is, finds new research. In fact, over 200 million working animals, such as horses, donkeys and camels, continue to be relied upon by one billion of the world’s poorest people for their livelihoods.

Watch this video to learn more.

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happy4456 · 5 years ago

Animals are literally my life!! I would hate to see them die a short, painful death. It's so sad.