Petition: Tiger Bones in Chinese Wine. Really?
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Sorry, the petition is not coming through as it should...
I have a petition out for this topic for over a year, and "Moses Boone" has used my words (word for word), making his petition outright plagerism.
Tell China to Stop Selling Tiger Bone Wine
- author: Nyack Clancy
- target: The Premier of China, Wen Jiabao,- John M. Sellar, Chief of Enforcement Support in the CITES Secretariat, International Consortium on Combating Wildlife Crime
- signatures: 73,553
China is allowing the use of the bones of captive-bred tigers to be used as a tonic wine, even though the practice has been illegal since 1993. The government justifies this practice by claiming they are captive tigers- not wild ones. But they were obviously wild at some point and taken from the wild. It is estimated there are 5,000 captive tigers on farms and zoos, though there are as few as 3,200 wild tigers left woldwide. 100 years ago, there were 100,000 wild tigers but they were relentlessly poached for tiger parts and put in captivity on farms until they have now become critally endangered in the wild.
Tiger bone tonic wine is believed to have medicinal properties. Tiger bones are left to soak in the wine and removed before bottling. It is believed to remedy muscle pain, rheumatism, arthritis, paralysis and stimulate blood flow and has been used for centuries in Traditional Chinese Medicine. China declared to help double the world's wild tiger population by 2022 by combating illegal trading and poaching of tigers and tiger parts, yet it is driving the market for continued illegal poaching and the demand for tiger bone wine. The only way to truly combat the poaching of tigers is to ban the use of ALL tiger products, including tiger bone wine. Save the tiger from extinction and stop using tiger products.
This post was modified from its original form on 25 Mar, 18:17
Signed: on March 03, 2013 (Tell China to Stop Selling Tiger Bone Wine)
Sherri -signed now:
Thank you all
All signed - this gross trade by criminally insane hedonists.
Seems "MOSES BOONE" couldn't find his own words OR his own picture... but had to outright steal mine (published March 02, 2013)... !!!!
What balls- and bigger balls still of Ivonne C. to come and post it in this group, as if I wouldnt notice!
Closing this topic now- and have removed Ivonne C. from this group. (Just so you know WHY!)