Understanding Nazi Animal Protection and the Holocaust

@article{Arluke1992UnderstandingNA,
  title={Understanding Nazi Animal Protection and the Holocaust},
  author={A. Arluke and Boria Sax},
  journal={Anthrozoos},
  year={1992},
  volume={5},
  pages={6-31}
}
AbstractIt is well known that the Nazis treated human beings with extreme cruelty but it less widely recognized that the Nazis also took some pains to develop and pass extensive animal protection laws. How could the Nazis have professed such concern for animals while treating humans so badly? It would be easy to dismiss Nazi proclamations on animals as mere hypocrisy but there may be other explanations for the contradiction. For example, anecdotal reports and psychological evaluations of many… Expand
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