19 Apr '11, 2am

STOMP - Singapore Seen - So cruel! Bakery staff trap bird with rat glue and laugh while it struggles

were appalled when they saw this mynah stuck to a board smeared with rat glue left outside a Tampines bakery. The bakery staff had apparently left the board to trap birds lured by the bread crumbs. A blogger wrote an account of the incident: "Today (Apr 18), we witnessed a horrid act of cruelty by the staff of a bakery at Blk 826 Tampines Street 81. "In order to trap a mynah that came by to peck at the bread crumbs on the floor outside the shop, the staff put a board smeared with rat glue and littered it with bread crumbs as bait. "When the bird got itself stuck by the glue while trying to eat the crumbs, the staff laughed loudly as it tried to struggle free. "The female staff loudly asked the male staff in Mandarin, 'Are you sure it can’t escape?' "They were all laughing jovially as they watched the bird panic while trying to free itself. "It only got more glue on itself,...

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