#StopTheBearHunt …. A shameless disgrace!!
There is black bear cull currently underway in Florida; some 200 bears (Florida, Sun Sentinel Newspaper) have so far been ‘taken’ (“harvested“) in the first ‘legal’ hunt in 21 years.
Why is the hunting happening now, just when the black bear population was recovering from losses due to hunting and habitat loss? What have the Florida black bears done to deserve this treatment, at this time at the behest of mankind?
The hunt is being sanctioned under some dubious notion of ‘scientific research’ to help authorities ‘manage’ the black bear population (ie. it’s all being disguised as ‘conservation’ nobly funded by the hunter).
But, it’s an ‘open’ multi-day hunt, with some 3,000 hunters versus the black bears, which although naturally shy and unobtrusive, have not been confronted by a ‘legal,’ noble hunter’s onslaught for 21 years. The death toll in the hunt is uncontrolled to a very large extent, the orphaned cubs…
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