UNR Animal Rights Protest Set

By: AP
By: AP

A group of animal rights advocates plans a demonstration Saturday at the University of Nevada, Reno to protest the drowning deaths of 346 sheep during the New Year's Eve flood.
The group also is demanding independent oversight of U-N-R's
College of Agriculture -- particularly its farm and research
facilities.
An internal investigation concluded the university lacked an
animal evacuation plan, was ignorant of historical flood
information and put human and animal lives at risk during the
emergency.
University officials have said they will develop plans and
procedures for future floods to keep human and animals safe.


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