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‘Hell on Wheels’ Is Coming: Squawking Rooster Truck to Ruffle Feathers in Savannah


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November 23, 2022

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Savannah, Ga. – Native diners simply may assume twice about chowing down on fried rooster after they see—and listen to—“Hell on Wheels,” PETA’s new guerilla-marketing marketing campaign that includes a life-size rooster transport truck lined with pictures of actual chickens crammed into crates on their approach to a slaughterhouse, full with precise recorded sounds of the birds’ cries and a subliminal message each 10 seconds suggesting that folks go vegan. The truck will make stops at eating places 700 Drayton and The Pirates’ Home and circle fashionable eateries round Ellis Sq. and River Road on Saturday and Sunday as a part of the group’s nationwide tour.

“Behind each barbecued wing or bucket of fried rooster is a once-living, delicate particular person who was crammed onto a truck for a terrifying, depressing journey to their loss of life,” says PETA Government Vice President Tracy Reiman. “PETA’s ‘Hell on Wheels’ truck is an attraction to anybody who eats rooster to keep in mind that the meat trade is merciless to birds and that the kindest meal is a vegan one.”

Birds killed for his or her flesh are bred to develop such unnaturally giant higher our bodies that their legs usually change into crippled underneath the burden. They’re trucked by way of all climate extremes, generally over tons of of miles and with none meals or water, to slaughterhouses, the place their throats are slit—usually whereas they’re nonetheless acutely aware.

The “Hell on Wheels” tour beforehand staked out rooster eating places in Greensboro, Raleigh, Wilmington, and Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Upcoming stops on the tour embrace Baton Rouge, Lafayette, and New Orleans, Louisiana; Houston and San Antonio, Texas; and Jacksonville and Tallahassee, Florida.

PETA—whose motto reads, partly, that “animals are usually not ours to eat”—opposes speciesism, a human-supremacist worldview. For extra info, please go to PETA.org or observe the group on Twitter, Fb, or Instagram.



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