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Officials with the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) claimed that the donkeys and mules on the Greek island of Santorini are still over-worked and abused as a ‘tourist taxis’, ‘ the charge of the legislation recently passed for the protection of animals is to be enforced.

On Wednesday, PETA Germany shared the new video footage to YouTube of the horses struggling up and down the 500 steps from Santorini port to Fira town, the bear and the visitors are in ill-fitting tack. The images were said to have been filmed at the end of September, the Daily Mail reports, the caps of which PETA describes as another busy tourist season that is mistakenly ill-treated animals.

In the clip, which has since been viewed over 2,700 times, the narrator, says that over 100 donkeys and mules are still suffering every day when they pull up and down on the “slick” of the 500-step staircase, carrying tourists, some of the 220-pound weight limit, and several times a day. Equipped with a wire muzzle and a tight rear, and the animals are reported to have been beaten by the master, after the trip, or balking when they walk in the path, in spite of the injuries and the wounds that plague the body.

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On Wednesday, PETA Germany shared the new video footage to YouTube of the horses struggling up and down the 500 steps from Santorini port to Fira town, the bear and the visitors are in ill-fitting tack.
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For the narrator, continued to argue that the tour operators will have no remorse in pushing the animals to their limits, because they don’t want to miss out on a paying customer.”

Now, PETA is calling for Greek government officials, to prohibit the “tourist taxi” business is, in short, a press release reports.

“Santorini itself, with the exception of Greece and to the Greek law, it is a totally uncivilized place, where the man is publicly whipped, and beat the asses and the mules, which they carry out back-breaking work, day in and day out,” PETA’s President, Ingrid Newkirk, said in a statement.
(PETA)

“Santorini itself, with the exception of Greece and to the Greek law, it is a totally uncivilized place, where the man is publicly whipped, and beat the asses and the mules, which they carry out back-breaking work, day in and day out,” PETA’s President, Ingrid Newkirk, said in a statement. “The Greek authorities will need to step up and use them.”

In October 2018, with a sweeping motion for the horse to rights, Santorini island leaders formally prohibited from “obese” to tourists than 220 pounds of of of of driving to local donkeys, a popular destination for cruise ships, following an international outcry.

PETA say that over 100 donkeys and mules are still suffering, every day of the trip, up and down arrows in the “slick” of the 500-step staircase, carrying tourists, some of the 220-pound weight limit, and several times a day.
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The problem is the international news headlines in July of 2018, when the animal rights group, to Help the Santorini Donkeys, and began to beg in order to be a weight limit for donkey riders.

In October 2018, with a sweeping motion for the horse to rights, Santorini island leaders formally prohibited from “obese” to tourists than 220 pounds of of of of driving to local donkeys, a popular destination for cruise ships, following an international outcry.
(PETA)

In spite of the new rules, PETA is now claiming that it’s animal abuse, Santorini, countries.
(PETA)

The year before, in Greece, welcomed a record-breaking number of 33 million tourists, as per Reuters, with as many as 1,000 tourists a day are flooding in Santorini during the peak holiday season is between May and October.

Hundreds and hundreds of excess weight of the riders and not enough seats were to the left of the animals will be effectively crippled with spinal pain, the Express reported.

“With the holidays on the island, it is now much more than ever before, which means that the mice are free to do a lot of work throughout the year,” Christina Kaloudi, the founder of the Santorini Animal Welfare Association, said.
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“With the holidays on the island, it is now much more than ever before, which means that the mice are free to do a lot of work throughout the year,” Christina Kaloudi, the founder of the Santorini Animal Welfare Association, told The Sun at the time.

Hundreds and hundreds of excess weight of the riders and not enough seats were said to have been abandoned by the animals is effectively crippled with spinal pain.
(PETA)

In spite of the new rules, PETA is now claiming that it’s animal abuse in Santorini, as long as the new footage shows the “blatant disregard of the ever-generous weight limit as well as tourists from all of the weights were allowed to ride the animals,” the release said.

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