15 Apr '12, 12am

Why we're pulling support from WWF

Why we're pulling support from WWF

Would the World Wildlife Fund Have Supported the Slaughter of the Passenger Pigeon? You Bet they Would That's why they Support the Canadian Seal Slaughter Today If the World Wildlife Fund was established back in the 19th Century, they would have indeed supported both the commercial exploitation and the recreational hunting of the passenger pigeon. After all, there were millions of them, and WWF supports both the commercial slaughter and the recreational killing of wildlife. But, of course, they would have mounted a big fund-raising effort to save the last few survivors during the first decade of the 20th Century. Yes, the pleas would have gone out begging for money to save the passenger pigeon. The World Wildlife Fund would have led the prayer vigil for Martha, the last Passenger pigeon, as she lay dying in her cage at the Cincinnati Zoo in 1914. Today they are doing this ...

Full article: http://www.seashepherd.org/news-and-media/2008/11/10/wwf-...

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