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Elk Hunt Ends After Herd Was Cornered, 7 Killed


Animals  (tags: bow hunters, elk, fenced in, slaughtered, controversy, cruelty, officals )

Simone
- 3463 days ago - seattletimes.nwsource.com
The killing of about seven elk cornered in a farm pasture in eastern Skagit County has spurred state officials to close the elk archery season in the area and angered others who either witnessed or heard about the killings.



   

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Cheree M (46)
Wednesday December 30, 2009, 2:56 am
Agre w/ Catman. Thanks Simone
 

sonsydee E (36)
Wednesday December 30, 2009, 2:58 am
sad sick sorry bloodthirsty excuses for human beings,they desrve to be rounded up and treated to some of their own behavour.
 

Elena P (549)
Wednesday December 30, 2009, 6:29 am
Agree also. Thank you for the article Simone.
 

Simone D (1462)
Wednesday December 30, 2009, 6:31 am
It was a barbaric canned hunt of elks! They were shot with bow and arrows!
 

Margaret S (53)
Wednesday December 30, 2009, 10:19 am
Terrible they used bows & arrows,they possibly would of suffered a slower and more painful death...so cruel.
 

Ray W (10)
Wednesday December 30, 2009, 12:54 pm
Not all hunters are "sportsmen". Too many are trophy hunters that just feed their ego by senseless
killing where they will leave all the animal but the head and because they are too thoughtless and lazy to at least contribute the meat.
 

Lil Judd (70)
Wednesday December 30, 2009, 1:03 pm
Barbaric for sure. How cruel.
 

. (0)
Wednesday December 30, 2009, 1:11 pm
It takes a real man to shoot a penned up animal. Or so they seem to think. I hope they are ostracized in their communities. Pathetic wimps.
 

Deborah O (98)
Wednesday December 30, 2009, 2:09 pm
I wish that hunters who take part in these "canned hunts" would find their cornered prey to be armed. If elk could use crossbows the whole proposition might be a little more "sporting"
 

Anne K (139)
Wednesday December 30, 2009, 2:45 pm
Didn't cavemen die out or evolve? Apparently not. Why is bow hunting legal? That is an archaic method of killing. Why is "hunting" legal in countries in which one's life does not depend on it to prevent starvation? Let's put the hunters (sadistic murderers) in a corner and shoot arrows at them. They deserve it.
 

DENISE B (0)
Wednesday December 30, 2009, 2:56 pm
How absolutely sickening - is this the Americans at their best? Their cruelty seems to see no bounds. Do they know the meaning of compassion? They disgust me.
 

Lloyd H (46)
Wednesday December 30, 2009, 6:41 pm
These imbeciles are not hunters, this was not a hunt, this was a bunch of rich 'Gonna Go Kill sumpton' to make me look like the man I am not, jackasses. I can not tell from the article but it is probably safe to say that these 'people' were not after the elk as food, no one who hunts for food uses a bow, unless they are ready to go hungry, bow hunters are trophy hunters.
 

Barbara West (0)
Wednesday December 30, 2009, 8:21 pm
Skagit County? Boy, that is sure gonna be on my list to visit. It does not say how many it took to kill the 7 elk, but owing to the rest of the story, I'll bet it was at least a hundred of those SKAG'S out there. And at that I am sure I am giving them more credit for inteligence than they really have, all of them put together! What disgusting idiots!!!
 

Monica D (580)
Wednesday December 30, 2009, 8:52 pm
Dreadful!
 

Edward Craig (20)
Wednesday December 30, 2009, 9:00 pm
Note that this was the second attempt to allow an elk hunt ruined by fool hunters who didn't know to be sportsmen.
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday December 30, 2009, 10:21 pm
shameful!
 

Cheryl U (110)
Wednesday December 30, 2009, 11:30 pm
This is awful. And the sad thing is that there's people with this sort of mentality , and worse , all over . Scary !
 

gerlinde p (161)
Thursday December 31, 2009, 3:23 am
sickening
 

Past Member (0)
Friday January 1, 2010, 11:22 pm
so wolves will die cause wolves are "over hunting" the elk
well the people who are doing the over hunting can shure make up BS but soon the people will realize that it's the humans fault. but if they haven't caught on yet maybe humans arn't a supirior spcies!
 
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