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    Animal rights activists want polar bear cub dead

    http://abcnews.go.com/International/...2965808&page=1

    I think this is rediculous. How is killing the bear saving it? The bear is born in a zoo, which was not its natural environment in the first place. What's the problem with humans taking care of it if its mother will not take care of it?

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    Re: Animal rights activists want polar bear cub dead

    The zoo rejected it, so he won't be killed.

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    Re: Animal rights activists want polar bear cub dead

    I too heard of this on the news! Absolutely crazy!

    I sure wouldn't want to be an animal of any kind, with that particular Animal Rights Actvist around!!!

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    Re: Animal rights activists want polar bear cub dead

    Animal activists, PETA especially have been killing animals for years. They believe better off dead than a pet.

    It is sad, this bear was not born into any natural type setting. It was a man-made area with people controlling it all, when man intervenes in the first part they need to be ready to assist with the next steps. I dont know how anyone could look at that baby and say it should be killed.
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    Re: Animal rights activists want polar bear cub dead

    Also, if he was born in the zoo, I don't think he'd be able to handle the wild.



    But still. To KILL the poor animal? Just because the mother won't take care of it?


    So, when humans abandon their babies, must we kill the babies?

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    Re: Animal rights activists want polar bear cub dead

    Quote Originally Posted by kare_bear View Post
    Animal activists, PETA especially have been killing animals for years. They believe better off dead than a pet.
    That's animal rights activists for ya.

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    Wow, the little Knut is famous :-)

    His parents live in the zoo Berlin. He was one of two babies. His brother died at the age of 4 days and the mother didn´t care for Knut too.
    So I think it´s the only way to handraise him. Otherwise he wouldn´t be alive anymore.

    I´m happy they tried to save his life and it works
    Knut is soo cute


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    Re: Animal rights activists want polar bear cub dead

    I'm glad knut was not killed, I do not see the purpose in killing the polar bear cub. I am more for animal welfare than animal rights.

    The polar bear Nanuk at our zoo was from the wild along with his brother who's name is escaping my mind but I believe he is at a zoo in Detroit. What happened was a native hunter was hunting (not for polar bears) but he fell through a den with a mother bear and cubs...he had to kill the mother bear before she killed him, but he reported the cubs to the fish and wildlife svc, the cubs were too young to survive on their own so they came to our zoo and are now on the top of the list for the polar bear breeding program because of their outside genetics. Nanuck is still here and he is getting a HUUUUGE brand new enclosure, very natural looking I can't wait until it's finished.

    Here's a pic of the new enclosure
    http://www.vilaszoo.org/zoocentury/p...id=99&number=3 To put it in perspective I think in the drawing there are 3 polar bears drawn next to the water, so the enclosure is pretty big.

    And here's a model
    http://www.vilaszoo.org/zoocentury/p...id=99&number=5

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    Re: Animal rights activists want polar bear cub dead

    quite shameful...

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    Re: Animal rights activists want polar bear cub dead

    Quote Originally Posted by ZoologyGirl View Post
    COOL! He gets to live on a golf course.

    "polar bear yard, the par three, looks like an easy hole... but that dog leg's a *****."

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    Re: Animal rights activists want polar bear cub dead

    The wonders of animal rights logic never ceases to amaze me. They get so bend out of shape about an use or harm of an animal, and yet if they don't deem a domestic animal's life natural or free enought, they prefer that it die. Quite silly really.

    I'm glad that no one really takes them seriously.
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