The donkeys used in these rough and abusive "games" are often denied proper exercise as they travel for months at a time in cramped, poorly ventilated enclosures. They regularly go without food and water before games in an effort to prevent unsightly "accidents." PETA receives many complaints about donkey basketball events, but it is up to administrators to do the right thing, as these animals are afforded no protection under the Animal Welfare Act.Yesterday, the superintendent for St. Clair R-XIII School District told KSDK that he has no plans to cancel next week's event.
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