Outrage over video showing fish smoking cigarette

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There has been an angry reaction from animal lovers to a video posted onto YouTube and LiveLeak, which shows a fish being forced to smoke a cigarette.

The 30-second video shows a fish out of water, with a lit cigarette pushed into its mouth, while fishermen laugh and joke as the fish suffocates.

The video and those behind it, have been slammed by Internet users for its cruelty.

Due to the upsetting content of the video, PFK has chosen not to embed it on this site.

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