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Costumed protesters at Disney Studios in L.A.

The Los Angeles Times reports that protesters dressed as Mickey and Minnie Mouse were arrested Wednesday morning after they chained themselves to the gates of the Walt Disney Studios.

The pair were protesting what they claim is the company's use of paper that contains fiber from endangered Indonesian rain forests in its children's books.

"Today's protest is a loud and colorful message to the executives at Disney that it's totally unacceptable for them to continue to drag their feet when Indonesian rain forests are falling at one of the highest rates in the world," Laurel Sutherlin, a spokesman for Rainforest Action Network, which organized the protest said in an interview with the Los Angeles Times.

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