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Commentary from Howling for Justice about brutal trapping picture.

Originally posted on Howling For Justice:

A trapper posing for the camera  with a  wounded wolf in the background caught in  a leghold trap  (Photo Courtesy Earth Island Journal)

The picture has now become iconic. A beautiful, black wolf, caught in a leghold trap, wounded, STILL ALIVE, blood soaking the snow around him, holding his injured foot off the ground, with the face of a trapper mugging for the camera.

The situation had become something of an arena sport because the trapped wolf was shot at by “hunters” just  having a little “fun”??  What a blast (pun intended) that must have been for them to fire on a trapped, defenseless animal?  Right?? Whoever shot at that wolf should be charged with a crime, this was animal torture and cruelty at its worst.  BUT, was what they did anymore cruel than trapping the wolf in the first place? Who knows how long he’d been…

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Posted by on March 30, 2012 in Uncategorized

 

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  1. Bobette Traul

    March 30, 2012 at 11:53 pm

    Thank God this was posted on FB. It has started a storm.

     
  2. rali74

    March 31, 2012 at 12:04 am

    I bet he isn’t smiling too much now. I really hope that the mainstream media picks up on this. They have been ignoring the wolf issue for far too long and this is a wake up call.

     

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