Suck it Out or Let it Die

Author(s): Yufei Zhou

Type: Photograph

Department: Department of Anthropology

Exhibit no: 3

Winner - PhD Academy Prize

A just-born puppy is suffocated by amniotic fluid. The human breeder has to immediately suck all the queasy liquid out of its mouth and nose to save it. I am doing my PhD fieldwork on the ambivalent values and human-dog ethics in the Tibetan Mastiff breeding craze in China.

Acknowledgements: LSE PhD Studentship