Dying Badger Cries Will be Used to Judge Humaneness of Cull http://youtu.be/bUzME_7Th70
by Alicia Graef
June 7, 2013
Dying Badger Cries Will be Used to Judge Humaneness of Cull
Debates continue to surround the UK’s controversial badger cull and new information that the sounds of dying badgers will be used to judge the humaneness of pilot cull programs in Somerset and Gloucestershire is adding fuel to the fire.
The cull was approved in February to supposedly help stop the spread of bovine tuberculosis, but animal advocates and scientists have long opposed the slaughter and say that killing badgers will do nothing to help stop the spread of the disease. Even where the science is accepted, some believe the culls are still being pushed as a means to pacify some farmers.
Confidential documents obtained by the Humane Society International/UK have added further controversy by bringing to light the fact…
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