Thursday, April 21, 2011

Animal rights complaints end goldfish racing

Tacoma, Washington - The weekly gold fish races at a Tacoma bar are canceled after it received complaints from animal rights activists. Every Tuesday night the Harmon Tap Room would feature races in which cheap feeder fish from a pet store were “raced” down two 8-foot troughs. Racers guided the fish with squirt bottles. After complaints by phone and email, the Harmon Tap Room replaced goldfish racing with beer pong.  More

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