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and geese in North America are a bit safer, now that "celebrity"
hunter Jeff Foiles
has been banned from hunting
for three years in Canada and two in the U.S. following convictions for cruelty
who sells videos of his hunts online, was reportedly seen in one of his taped
hunts holding up a wounded duck, wrenching the duck's neck, and opening the bird's
mouth while making quacking sounds. According to a news report, "In
another hunt videotaped the next day, Foiles manipulates a wounded duck for
four minutes, whacking it on the head with a duck call, covering its head with
an empty shell box and playing peek-a-boo. He later places his fingers over the
bird's nostrils and holds its beak closed while asking 'Is this how you want to
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expert testified during Foiles' hearing that the birds he abused were "conscious,
alive and suffering extreme pain and stress."
that people who find it fun to torture and kill animals often take their issues out on human
as well, we should all be thankful
that Foiles is spending 13 months behind bars.
Written by Lindsay Pollard-Post
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