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Trying to Slow Extinction

Culling an animal means to reduce their population by selective slaughter. Although this sounds barbaric, the culling of certain on some islands could help stop the extinction of native species. 75% of most animal extinctions in the last 500 years have been seen on islands, and most of these extinctions are due to the introduction of foreign species. These animals, introduced by humans, can be extremely invasive and threaten the survival of many native island species. Hearing about the slaughter of animals is worrying to me, as it is not their fault they have been introduced to these islands, but I hope it is done in a humane way without any suffering. Hopefully people will stop introducing new animals to foreign places so such extreme measures will not have to be taken in the future.

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Trying to Slow Extinction - by gracemacdonald - 04-01-2019, 11:29 AM

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