The graphic below depicts the average quantities of land and sea animals that are killed per person.
References: Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer - USDA livestock data references at
GSP: The Moral Animal
S H E L L F I S H
F I S H
P O U L T R Y
Humans have been called the moral animal because we are able to choose to act in accordance with empathy and compassion.
The average American consumes approximately 21,000 animals during their lifetime.