A disturbing video of a young woman gleefully throwing at least six live puppies into a river has caused waves of horror and outrage on the Web.
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is now offering a $2,000 reward for information leading to the capture and arrest of those involved.
“Animal abusers are cowards,” PETA Manager Martin Mersereau said in a news release. “They take their issues out on the most defenseless beings available to them.”
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says that clues in the video and the first online post indicates that
it may have been filmed near the Vrbas River in Bosnia-Herzegovina. Under
Bosnian law, a person who kills or tortures animals can be
fined $19 to $6,400.
There’s also Facebook pages dedicated to helping track down the young girl, who at one point says “Whee!” as she tosses a puppy.
Similar online outrage over a woman videotaped stuffing a cat into a trash bin in England resulted in her being identified, castigated and investigated.
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