Important reading regarding “hunting”:
Dr. Denise Albert was able to remove a snare from around a wolf’s neck and treat the animal with antibiotics. NPS photo
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July 16, 2014
This is Joy Williams timeless essay on hunting, which exposes the brutality of the “sport”. It’s as true today as when she wrote it 24 years ago.
I post this every year or so to remind people what we’re up against and how humans contribute to animal suffering for sport.
I highlighted the paragraphs she devotes to wolves and their reintroduction, which was still years away when this essay was written. Peering into the future she predicted the terrible fate awaiting them.
What killing snares do. Imagine the pain this wolf suffered.
The Killing Game
by Joy Williams
October 1990, Esquire Magazine
Death and suffering are a big part of hunting. A big part. Not that you’d ever know it…
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