The high, cruel costs of shipping live cargo

Twenty-thousand chicks were euthanized in Belgium on Sunday after suffocating in an overheated shipping container stuck on the tarmac at Brussels Airport. Firefighters gassed the chicks after a flight that was due to take the container to the Democratic Republic of Congo was canceled on Saturday, the BBC reports. “We sent a vet to the…

via Belgium Gasses 20,000 Chicks Stuck in an Overheated Cargo Container — TIME

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