anthropomorphism

anthropomorphism. Attributing to nonhuman animals human features, motivations, and behaviors, thinking that animal needs and wants are the same as...

ape

ape. Any of a group of anthropoid primates characterized by long arms and the absence of a tail, comprising the...

autonomous

autonomous. A species living or conducting itself completely independent of others: self-determining, subject to its own laws. When applied to...

backyard breeding

backyard breeding. The practice of keeping one or more animals (usually dogs but including cats) for the purpose of breeding...

battery cage

battery cage. Small wire cage, stacked among thousands of other cages, inside a large, windowless shed and containing multiple chickens...

battery hens

battery hens. Hens used for egg production who are confined, several birds at a time, to cramped, dark cages and...

bodily integrity

bodily integrity. Animals have an interest in not having their bodies violated against their will. This includes having their physical...

broiler chicken

broiler chicken. The term used for chickens raised and slaughtered for their flesh in the poultry industry, typically raised in...

bullhook

bullhook. Also called an ankus or elephant hook. A cruel so-called tool used by trainers to brutalize and control elephants...