28 Feb '13, 12pm

Over 5,000 Badgers Will Die In England Beginning This Summer

It beggars belief that this unelected government is illogically ignoring all the scientific evidence and is hell-bent on slaughtering our native badgers, If this cull goes ahead the disease will spread to other non-infected areas as badgers will leave their home setts to find new ones if they see members of their families being killed near to home. This is called the 'perturbation effect' and it occurred during the last disastrous cull. ALL the scientific research proves that culls are counter-productive. It is also worth remembering that TB began in the human population in poverty-stricken urban areas and spread to the cattle population. The disease is called BOVINE TB referring to cattle - not Meles meles; the generic term for badger so it is likely that the disease spread from cattle to badgers, I understand that the European Union does not recognise the cattle vaccinat...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/over-5000-badgers-will-die-in...

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