15 Feb '12, 7am

Brave Woman Rides Moped into Forest to Stop Hunters | Care2 Causes

Brave Woman Rides Moped into Forest to Stop Hunters | Care2 Causes

Written by Diane Weisenberger of Hessen, Germany Push-through hunt – that is what Druckjagd means in German and the local paper said it was coming to my neck of the woods. Deer, boar and foxes would be surrounded in the forest, then pushed into the paths of guns, the veritable carpet bombing of precious wildlife. I spent two days writing to animal protection groups, trying to drum-up some intervention — “A flashmob,” I suggested — but no one replied. Time for direct action. The morning of the hunt, I rode my Hercules moped towards the hunters. “ Here’s your bravery test,” I whispered into my helmet, then plunged past the armed men and into the hunting corridor. Dulled warning whistles met me up and down the paths. Angry men in green and red waved me off frantically, but silently. It Was Working! Up and along the trails I rode, gunshots firing north and south. I wanted them...

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