Another One for the “Question Our Humanity” Department

On street corners and near subway entrances in China, you can pay a few yuan to pick up a keychain souvenir filled with dyed water and a live animal like a fish or tiny turtle.

Keychains claim to be filled with dyed “nutrient rich” water to help extend the life of the tiny creature inside. The pouch that the animals live in is totally sealed so eventually the animal will die from a lack of oxygen or food but reportedly, the animal can live for several months.

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