A dog fitted with two front prosthetic legs runs at Milagros Caninos rescue shelter in Mexico City. According to Milagros Caninos founder Patricia Ruiz, members of a drug gang chopped off the dog's paws to practice cutting fingers off kidnapped people. (Credit: Tomas Bravo/Reuters)

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