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Blog Entries Tagged as hunting

  • Aug
  • 5

Video: How Does PETA President Ingrid Newkirk Really Feel About Walter Palmer?

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In an interview with CNN, PETA President Ingrid Newkirk calls out Cecil the lion’s killer and all trophy hunters.

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  • Jun
  • 18

Compassion at 30,000 Feet

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The skies just got friendlier for endangered animals! Both South African Airways and Emirates airline recently banned the transport of hunting trophies on their planes—a firm rebuke of “sport” hunters who travel to foreign lands for the chance to slaughter exotic animals.

Without human intervention, wild animals regulate their own populations based on the availability of food and secure habitats. Trophy hunters destroy …

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  • Dec
  • 21

PETA Takes on the NRA

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In a recent appeal to hunters to support gun control in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, NPR sports commentator Frank DeFord called hunting “a perfectly reasonable sports hobby.” But not one of those placating words describes hunting accurately. A “perfectly reasonable sports hobby” is flag football or even ping pong — not a pastime …

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  • Oct
  • 8

Looking at a Hunter’s Heart of Darkness

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I’m sure you won’t be surprised to learn that PETA opposes hunting . After all, it’s a no-brainer: Chasing and shooting animals (with a gun or a bow and arrow) causes terror. Mates grieve, young animals can starve when their mothers are killed, and hunting leaves wounded but unrecovered animals to die slowly and wretchedly from blood loss, infection, or …

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  • Nov
  • 17

Deer-Car Collisions Increase During Hunting Season

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November is the peak month for collisions between cars and deer, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Insurance groups estimate that about one in every 100 drivers will be involved in a deer-vehicle collision at some point in his or her life. A fatal crash late last month in Indiana illustrates how heartbreaking such encounters can …

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  • Oct
  • 15

The Triumph of Military Technology Over … Bambi?

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Maybe you’ve wondered what it’s like to view the world through the eyes of another animal, say a cat, a dog, or, more to the point, a deer. Here’s your chance to do exactly that, or at least to witness how deer see hunters . The scientists who figured this out have been channeling their efforts into the latest camouflage designs, …

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