Australia to investigate after video shows 2,400 sheep dying of heat stress in their own filth on ship to Qatar

Warning: Video contains disturbing images

PERTH, Australia — The Australian government said Monday that it would investigate the mistreatment of animals after video recently emerged showing thousands of sheep dying from heat stress on board a ship traveling to the Middle East.

David Littleproud, the agriculture minister, said he was “shocked and gutted” by the footage and promised that those responsible would be punished.

The video was apparently taken in August 2017 on a converted car...


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