06 Mar '12, 7am

Private Landowners May Be Forced to Kill Prairie Dogs | Care2 Causes

There is no viable reason for killing them. Humans and prairie dogs have co-existed in the plains states for a couple of hundred years. MUCH longer if you count Native Americans. Have there been any pandemics, or even outbreaks, involving the diseases that prairie dogs carry? I have not heard of any. The fact that landowners are being FORCED to kill them is also absolutely abhorrent. The problem is and always has been urban sprawl; humans ruining previously unspoiled lands for their own use and gain. A perfect example of this is subdivisions being built in deserts that could not exist if water were not artificially brought in. This current situation with the prairie dogs is one more of a myriad reasons to support and enforce population growth of ALL and ANY kind(s), and to legislatively prohibit any further expansion into undeveloped areas. Humans move into undeveloped are...

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