Statements about Animals

Deer baiting, planned for Block Island by DEM, is illegal in Rhode Island.

The ocean is now "much more acidic . . . than it has been for many millions of years."

The oceans "have become 30 percent more acidic."

"Statistics show one male cat can father 420,000 kittens in five years."

Driving with a dog in your lap is dangerous, in part, because it could fly forward in a crash. "An 80-pound dog at only 30 mph packs a 2,400-pound punch."

"In recent years, menhaden numbers along our coast have plummeted by 90 percent."

"No one in Rhode Island -- not just children, no one in Rhode Island -- should eat more than one serving of freshwater fish caught in our state each month."

"What is the proper collective noun for a group of baboons? Believe it or not . . . a Congress!"

"Most of your serial killers, most of your people who commit domestic violence, they start off by abusing animals."

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