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World Animal Awareness Society Sends a Team to Learn the "Truth Through Video" at SNAPPERFEST 2011
Several volunteer film-makers led by WA2S.org Executive Director Tom McPhee are on an urgent impromptu mission to document the human – animal intersection that occurs at SNAPPERFEST in Aurora, Indiana.
SNAPPERFEST is an event claimed to be held at the Campshore Campground off of State Route 56 in Aurora, Indiana. PETA2 states that “every year at the Campshore Campground, wild-caught snapping turtles endure terrible violence at the hands of participants.”
A team of experienced film-makers will travel to Indiana as part of the World Animal Awareness Society to uncover the "truth through video" at this event. We will not only document what occurs at this event, but also interview attendees & possible protesters. Look for video to be shared through the WA2S.org YouTube channel here: http://www.youtube.com/
The World Animal Awareness Society - WA2S.org specializes in filming contemporary events at the human-animal intersection. Headline stories such as the proliferation of puppy mills including raids by national and local animal rescues; Dolphin, Shark and Whale wars; animal hoarding; and animals affected by man-made disasters are filmed. Recent expeditions produced stories of animal rescue and relief efforts in earthquake ravaged Haiti, dozens of stories focused on the catastrophe in the Gulf of Mexico and the effect on wildlife as part of the ALL EYES ON THE GULF Expedition, most recently an excursion to earthquake and tsunami ravaged northeastern Japan to put a lens on animal/human rescue and relief efforts & American Strays: DETROIT an unprecedented dog census & film study. For more about the expeditions and work of the World Animal Awareness Society, please visit our website to view our videos and learn more: http://www.WA2S.org
The VISION of the World Animal Awareness Society (WA2S.org) is to focus a lens on a wide spectrum of interactions at the human-animal intersection and curate a detailed filmed archive of behaviors in expectation of observing human evolution.
The World Animal Awareness Society is a tax exempt 501(c)(3) non-profit public charity as determined by the IRS. Contributions to the the Society are tax deductible under section 170 of the Code. EIN: 27-1918794 Please visit our website and donate to support this or other missions http://www.wa2s.org/
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World Animal Awareness Society - WA2S.Org, a non-profit, incorporated in the state of Michigan for the purpose of filming contemporary human-animal interactions at the point of intersection, to be shared with the world.