27 Jul '11, 5am

Rare Tiger's Tragic Death Caught on Video | Care2 Causes

What I'm wondering is who on EARTH would set a trap, and not check it regularly? There's no reason at all that it should have taken 7 days from the time the animal was trapped, to the time rescuers got there with a tranquilizer gun. The responsibility falls on whoever set that trap up, and either failed to check it, or failed to immediately report the incident after he found that there was a tiger trapped on it. Looking at the video, the trap was probably a simple snare, and the horrible damage to the tiger's foot was done by it's efforts to pull itself free, which cut the circulation, and turned it gagrenous because nobody checked the trap for DAYS. Of course, the paper industry bears some responsibility for reducing the tigers' natural habitat and driving them closer to population centers, but that's rather tangengial, compared to the immediate responsibility of whoever ...

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