Apr 302010
 
 April 30, 2010  Misc

Sean Coughlan reports:

Animals’ right to privacy needs to be taken more seriously by wildlife documentary makers, suggests research.

The ethics of the media and privacy should be extended beyond humans to the animal world, suggests Brett Mills at the University of East Anglia.

He says it might be acceptable to film “public events” such as animals hunting – but questions more intrusive recording.

Dr Mills says animals should not be seen as “fair game” for filmmakers.

Read more on the BBC. FOXNews also covers the story.

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