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For the first time in the United States, the Animal Legal Defense Fund announced that the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio has recognized animals as legal people. The Animal Legal Defense Fund filed an application for the plaintiffs in legal action against the Colombian government over a proposal to slaughter about 100 hippos descended from animals brought in by legendary drug lord Pablo Escobar.

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