The hungry monkey stole a few fruits from the market stall, but the punishment the people gave her was very cruel.

Penalty should always match the crime.

Animals are different from people in that they cannot think in the same abstract manner as homo sapiens can. Consequently, they are not capable of judging the world in terms of good and evil and, consequently, cannot reasonably predict what the consequences for their actions will entail.

The hungry monkey stole a few fruits from the market stall, but the punishment the people gave her was very cruel. 2

Since animals do not realize the importance of their behavior, can they be punished? Yes, but you need to do it in the right way, which does not harm the animal, but instead isolates them from pleasure. Physical violence against an animal is certainly the worst solution

A shocking example of animal cruelty during penalty has been reported in the India. Traders from a city near Mumbai had a problem with a wild monkey, because the macaque snuck into the market and picked fruits from the stalls.

The hungry monkey stole a few fruits from the market stall, but the punishment the people gave her was very cruel. 3

In poor India, every penny counts, so it is no wonder that the traders were upset by the behavior of the monkey. They decided to catch the animal, which was not so easy because the uninvited guest was quick and agile.

Finally, the traffickers caught the monkey, but instead of taking her into some remote uninhabited areas, they stayed on the streets of the city and decided to punish her…

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The hungry monkey stole a few fruits from the market stall, but the punishment the people gave her was very cruel. 4


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