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In the article Animals Deserve Legal Rights, the author claims that animals must have legal rights in order to get away from danger

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´╗┐Should animals deserve legal rights? If animals have legal rights, they will be equivalent to humans in law. In the article Animals Deserve Legal Rights, the author claims that animals must have legal rights in order to get away from danger and gives several specious examples. The article does not convince me of the animal?s necessity to have legal rights in two main reasons. Although the author considers that no living being can live properly unless it is healthy and safe, most of the creatures live in danger and survive. ...read more.

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Even those infinitesimal bacteria, which live in a filthy environment, can survive and propagate. These examples show that a safe environment is not prerequisite because there is nowhere absolutely safe. Danger is an indelible component of nature. There is no way to keep a place to be absolutely safe. If the purpose of establishing legal rights for animals is to protect them in a secure environment, the result may be embarrassing because of the internal danger in the animal world. No matter what humans do, animals still live in danger. ...read more.

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If a rabbit never suffers from being chased by a ravenous tiger, it will never realize that how danger a tiger is and escape before being discovered by a tiger. Suffering is helpful in animals? grow to maturity. However, Legal rights of animals will prevent animals from suffering. Although legal rights give some protection to animals, if animals lose the chances to suffer, they may lose their basic skill of survival. It?s unworthy to deprive animals? abilities to survive. The loss outweighs the gain. The article lacks of elaborated evidence to substantiate its claim that animals must have legal rights. However, human activities do in some ways threaten animals? lives. Only if humans and animal live in harmony will our world become a better place. ...read more.

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