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Arcade Claw Machine Angers Twitter After Using Live Puppies for Prizes

Many netizens are calling out an arcade claw machine for using real live puppies after a video of it has gone viral online.

It is unclear where the viral video was shot, but according to the Mirror, it is believed to have been taken somewhere in China. Elisa Allen, the director of the animal rights group PETA, has described the arcade game as a “matter of life and death.”

China’s ‘Queen of the Claw Machine’ Spends $6,000 at Arcades to Win 7,000 Stuffed Animals

Ya Li, a 28-year-old woman from Qingyuan city in northern Guangdong province, China, owns around 7,000 stuffed toys that she won from claw machines, earning her the unofficial title of “Queen of the Claw Machine”.

At first, Ya wasn’t very interested in claw machines, until one day in 2016 when she saw a particularly cute stuffed toy that she wanted, according to Shanghaiist via Medium. So she tried her luck and eventually won the toy as a prize.

Taiwanese Arcade Draws Backlash for Putting Bikini-Clad Women Inside Claw Machines

Meng Meng Da, an arcade in Tainan, Taiwan, attracted controversy earlier this month for putting four women in skimpy swimsuits inside four claw machines as part of the gaming center’s promotion.

Dressed only in alluring swimsuits, the four women, dubbed as “bikini goddesses,” jiggled on stuffed animals to entice customers to play the claw machines, Shanghaiist reported.

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