A growing number of people in Germany buy exotic animals, only to abandon them soon afterwards. The animal shelter in Mannheim has built a reptile house to accommodate all those unwanted snakes and iguanas.
Over the Christmas holiday period animal shelters in Germany are stopping people from taking pets home. They say that anyone who does not understand why is probably the wrong person to adopt.
Originally planned as a vacation, a trip director Oliver Kyr took turned into a search for people who are committed to animal rights. That journey became documentary 'Citizen Animal.'
The cow is a holy animal for Hindus, with religious zealots ready to take on anyone harming the divine creature. But the growing number of stray cows is proving to be a bane for both Indians and their bovine gods.
Fertile soil and an incredible array of exotic fruit, vegetables and spices made Thailand a land of plenty. But as demand for meat there grows, industrialized farming practices are threatening this tropical paradise.
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