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UK in Process of Killing 5,000 Wild Badgers


Science & Tech  (tags: animals, England, tuberculosis, scientists, environmentalists, health, sadness, research )

Carrie
- 478 days ago - livescience.com
A controversial plan to kill as many as 5,000 wild badgers is underway in southwest England. The purpose of the initiative is to prevent the spread of tuberculosis from badgers to cattle.



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Past Member (0)
Tuesday September 3, 2013, 11:56 am
This is so sad for the people here We love our wildlife
 

Lona Goudswaard (77)
Tuesday September 3, 2013, 12:42 pm
Despite all the protest from the UK and the rest of the world and despite the fact that it is nowhere near certain that badgers spread TB, the government has given the OK and the cull is going on as we speak.
Damn them!
 

Bryna Pizzo (139)
Tuesday September 3, 2013, 2:14 pm
Thank you for the sad news. This is dreadful!
 

Natasha Salgado (579)
Tuesday September 3, 2013, 2:45 pm
This government is delusional. These cuties pose no threat. It's always about those damn farmers and their needs. it should be a criminal offense 4 humans to cull any animal. Thanks Carrie
 

GGmaSheila D. (169)
Tuesday September 3, 2013, 8:07 pm
Maybe when enough people get sick from their farm runoffs, the officials, everywhere, will start doing something about the farmers, and leave the animla alone...Wishful thinking.
 

Val R. (254)
Wednesday September 4, 2013, 9:26 am
That's horrible - thanks for sharing -
 

Shanti S. (0)
Wednesday September 4, 2013, 12:39 pm
Thank you.
 

Shanti S. (0)
Wednesday September 4, 2013, 12:39 pm
Thank you.
 

John De Avalon (35)
Wednesday September 4, 2013, 3:37 pm
Wicked and scandalous! Bad husbandry is to blame, not badgers!
 

Roger Garin-michaud (114)
Wednesday September 4, 2013, 7:49 pm
noted, thanks
 

Veronica C. (45)
Wednesday September 4, 2013, 8:35 pm
We tried.
 

Shaheen N. (64)
Wednesday September 4, 2013, 9:58 pm
Sadly noted.
 

Jennifer C. (169)
Thursday September 5, 2013, 6:19 am
Thanks.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (448)
Sunday September 8, 2013, 12:39 pm
It's truly a sad story.
 
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