Written by PETA
As of this week, hunters have something new to worry about in addition to accidentally shooting each other and embarrassing themselves in public: Not being able to find any animals. At least that's the idea behind HIDE (Hunting Is Downright Evil), an anti-hunt group based in Minnesota that has been tranquilizing deer in popular hunting sites, painting them camouflage, and re-releasing them into the wild. According to HIDE President Jamie Drysdale, the group, which has more than 60 members in Minnesota and Wisconsin, are able to camouflage up to 12 deer a week, and hundreds of infuriated hunters have already submitted letters of complaint to their state governments. Here's a picture of a newly camouflaged buck from a hunting preserve in central Minnesota:
Amazing. Anyway, HIDE, here's wishing you the best of luck confounding hunters around the country. I can't wait to see the bear pictures!
"Thats actually a good idea i think ill use that idea and go camouflage all your wives so when im raping them and they're screaming for their lives u won't be able to find them"
Jim, really who says something that disturbing?
Yes, tranquilizing and painting an animal does sound a little inhumane... HOWEVER, think about the qaulity of lives for these deer. If it helps save lives of these gentle creatures, I think it is well worth it.
Also Buckshot you say we are a bunch of "tree hugging idiots". BUT I am pretty sure "hunters" are the ones who STRAP themselves to trees, and paint themselves in head to toe in camo and floresant orange before going into these animals homes, and violently murdering them. Then even better you go back to your home, with your wife and kids, and show them what a real "man" you are by painting your hands like the murderer you are, with their blood. But yet we the people that are giving these helpless animals a voice... we are the "dumb ones".
As for this...
"we as trappers and hunters kill everything as humanely as possible"
There is nothing humane about killing. Would it be humane if someone killed your brother, mother, father, or pet dog in a "humanely as possible" way or "as little pain as possible" way? Murder is murder.
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