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Video of fox hunt disturbs Egyptian animal lovers

When an Egyptian TV show sent its host out on a fox hunt, the graphic footage spurred viewers to action.

CAIRO — Social media activists and animal rights associations in Egypt have been railing against hunting for weeks, furious over footage of a fox being brutalized on an illegal hunt.

During the Dec. 15 episode of "Sabaya al-Kheir," TV presenter Riham Saeed apologized for airing in a previous episode video of a fox being hunted and tortured. She claimed that the animal depicted was fed and received treatment before being freed. 

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