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PETA ‘Owls’ in Cages to Crash JHU Commencement


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Might 20, 2022

Tasgola Bruner 202-483-7382

Baltimore – PETA supporters, led by an “owl” mascot in a cage, will make some mayhem proper outdoors the Johns Hopkins College (JHU) commencement ceremony this weekend. Urging directors to close down the varsity’s crude brain-mangling experiments on barn owls, the resolute group will rattle bars and crowd the protest space with stuffed owls in cages.

When:    Sunday, Might 22, 5:30 p.m.

The place:    Homewood Area, 111 W. College Pkwy. (on the intersection with Canterbury Highway), Baltimore

JHU experimenter Shreesh Mysore cuts open owls’ skulls, inserts electrodes into their brains, and bombards them with lights and noise for as much as 12 hours at a time, purportedly to check attention-deficit/hyperactivity dysfunction in people. When the owls’ brains change into too broken for extra experiments, he kills them. Mysore has publicly admitted that he could “misread” what’s occurring within the brains of the birds whose heads he bolts into place, and he acquired an official warning letter from the Maryland Division of Pure Sources for failing to acquire obligatory permits for his experiments on owls from 2015 to 2018.

“As Johns Hopkins College graduates plan for his or her futures, owls stay brain-damaged in Mysore’s laboratory,” says PETA Vice President Shalin Gala. “Practically half 1,000,000 involved individuals have joined PETA in calling on Johns Hopkins to finish these nugatory experiments, and it’s time to free the owls.”

PETA—whose motto reads, partially, that “animals aren’t ours to experiment on”—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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