Half a Million Animals Saved as Nepal Nixes Festival
July 29, 2015
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Experts say around 500,000 goats, chickens and buffalos were decapitated at Gadhimai in 2009. Nepal’s Gadhimai Temple Trust, which oversees the world’s biggest animal sacrifice every five years, announced Tuesday that no slaughter would take place at this year’s festival.