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Ana Palacios

Carla Heras, a volunteer at Santuario Gaia in Camprodon, Spain, cradles Laietana the duck. Laietana is one of 1,500 animals—most rescued from the streets and the farming industry—living at the center. Gaia is among a few dozen sanctuaries in Spain providing a home to animals that had been farmed for food. (From “In Spain, sanctuaries give forever homes to rescued farmed animals,” April 2021.)


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