I am glad the sadistic world of animal trapping is being exposed for what it is. I live in the country, I share my land with coyotes, foxes, skunks, racoons, beaver, deer, and the very occasional lost bear. I was married to a rancher, and have raised several generations of cattle to maturity. I have never seen a calf attacked by coyotes. I have seen them attacked by domestic dogs running in packs. I have lived a lot of years out here (more than 30) and think that people will be and should be shocked by trappers, who often train their dogs with dogs and cats from the animal shelter. We get to pick the life we live, we don't have to be dictated to by a bunch of farmers and ranchers who have been raised on mythology and rumour about the animals with whom they share the land. Was I sad when beaver took down my beautiful aspen? Yes. Did I know I lived in beaver country and have the chance to fence my trees. Yes. Did I fence the remainder of the grove? Yes. Just because you have superior fire power doesn't make you a superior species.
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