Donkeys Are Dying Because China Wants Their Hides For A Traditional Remedy

Donkeys in Africa are among those slaughtered so their hides can be sent to China.

China reportedly needs 4 million donkey hides a year for the traditional medicine ejiao. They’re importing hides from poor countries — and dealing a blow to people whose livelihood depends on donkeys.

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