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RSPCA tells I’m a Celeb: Stop scaring snakes and cockroaches for Bushtucker Trials

RSPCA tells I’m a Celeb: Stop scaring snakes and cockroaches for Bushtucker Trials

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Animal welfare campaigners have told I'm A Celebrity producers to stop "scaring, chasing, crushing and overcrowding" critters in the show's Bushtucker Trials.Ever since the hit ITV reality show was first aired in 2002, the RSPCA has voiced its upset at the way insects, reptiles and other animals are used - but it has never received a response. However, for the first time, before this year's series began the charity was invited by makers of the programme to take part in its production planning stages and offer ideas for changing the way animals would be used.But the organisation said it was left "really disappointed" that even after its contribution, the decision was taken to continue using animals in the same way. Image: ITV invited the RSPCA to...