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News. At the Australian Embassy in Cairo, an activist dressed as a sheep presented a bouquet of thanks for the ban on live exports. "Excuse me Ambassador, but the activist is over there. That's a real sheep." 17 May, 2006

Reference Number: DCDL-0004675

Shows the 'Oz Egyptian Embassy' building on the outskirts of Cairo, with the Australian Ambassador presenting his hand to a sheep which is part of a passing Egyptian's flock. His secretary is telling him "Excuse me Ambassador, but the activist is over there. That's a real sheep." and pointing to the activist who is sweltering in a sheep costume and holding a bouquet of flowers. Behind the activist is a Eyptian television camera man with his camel. In the background is three pyramids. Refers to the PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) activist who dressed as a sheep and delivered a bouquet of flowers to the Australian embassy in Cairo on 14 May 2006, as part of a campaign for a ban on live animal exports.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Cartoons (Commentary) and Digital images, related to Australia. Embassy (Egypt), People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, Cairo, Animal welfare - Societies, etc., Exports, Animal welfare, Sheep - Egypt, Sheep - Transportation and Demonstrations.

Part of:
Smith, Ashley W, 1948- :[Digital cartoons from 1 June 2007 onwards + digital cartoons received on 2 CDs dated 2004-2006 - all published in the Shipping Gazette, MG Business, or Presto], Reference Number DC-Group-0032 (289 digitised items)

Extent: 1 digital cartoon(s)Jpeg image - Resolution 300 dpi ; Gray scale (8 bit); Pixel dimensions 1476 x 1146. Single art work

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