The Beginning of the End of the Animal Sacrifice at Gadhimai festival:
- The number of large animals sacrificed at the Gadhimai festival is reduced by 69%
- Number of small and large animals sacrificed is around 30,000; over 70% reduction in 2014.
Nepal - Animal Equality volunteers attended the Gadhimai festival that began on Friday, November 28th. During the festival several hundreds of thousands of animals were killed to honor the goddess Gadhimai. Animal Equality documented:
- Fields with thousands of bodies of dead buffalo and other animals