Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Wolves do kill people


I have recently read letters written by wolf supporters who were obviously reared watching animal cartoons and movies about animals that depict them as if they were human. These people have no clue as to the reality of how and what predators do. Most predators do not "kill" their prey before they rip their victims apart—elk, deer, dogs or people.

Yes, wolves have and do kill people. If you research wolves on your computer, as I have, you will discover these facts about people killed by wolves:

France 1580-1830: 3,069 people.

Russia between 1840-1861: 169 children and 9 adults.

Kirvo Oblast, Russia, 1944-1950: 22 children.

India 1876: 721 people

1878: 624 people

1910 and 1915: 115 children

1980 and 1986: 122 children killed and 100 injured

1993-1995: 60 children

March 27,1996 - July 1 1996: 21 children killed and 16 mauled

This total Is 4,925 people killed by wolves, mostly children! These numbers are just the tip of the iceberg. This is just from three countries. In India so many children have been taken by wolves that they have a phenomenon called "child lifting." Other European and Asian countries have records of people killed by wolves also.

So, I ask, is the shooting or trapping of wolves worse than the mauling and eating of our children? How many children do you think we should sacrifice to your wolf god? I pray to my god that you realize that the lives of people should always be put first.

JOHN GAITHER

President

Idaho County Sportsmen Club

Grangevile




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