puppies Woman throws live puppies into river, PETA offers reward for her captureA disturbing video of a young woman gleefully throwing at least six live puppies into a river has caused waves of horror and outrage on the Web.

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is now offering a $2,000 reward for information leading to the capture and arrest of those involved.

“Animal abusers are cowards,” PETA Manager Martin Mersereau said in a news release. “They take their issues out on the most defenseless beings available to them.”

]]>here. We couldn’t make it more than 3 seconds. PETA says that clues in the video and the first online post indicates that it may have been filmed near the Vrbas River in Bosnia-Herzegovina. Under Bosnian law, a person who kills or tortures animals can be fined $19 to $6,400. There’s also Facebook pages dedicated to helping track down the young girl, who at one point says “Whee!” as she tosses a puppy. Similar online outrage over a woman videotaped stuffing a cat into a trash bin in England resulted in her being identified, castigated and investigated. Follow Zap2it and Elizadish on Twitter and Zap2it on Facebook for the latest TV, movie and celebrity news Photo credit: YouTube