What values do humans place on animals?
How much are we selling animals for?
Does it even matter?
Shouldn't the question be: why are we selling beings in the first place?
In placing a market value on an animal, what is society missing out on—in other words: what are the remarkable and unique characteristics of objectified animals (the real value of animals)?
What are the ethical implications of assigning a cold statistic to the worth of animals?
What kind of things do animals contribute to our society that make them valuable in and of theselves?