In November of 1997, singer Fiona Apple teamed up with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), to speak out against Butterball and their "How To Cook A Turkey Hotline". "Please join me in calling Butterball," implored Apple, "to tell them there is no proper way to kill and cook these beautiful birds." Okay, so maybe you love animals but you're not a vegetarian. The next question is about the affects of one killed or injured animal on many. Take deer for example. Many hunters claim that any deer that escapes from a hunt later returns to the herd without suffering any ill effects. Even if they don't get away, there is no damage done to the population and the hunters have done nothing but their part in keeping populations to a healthy low. Apparently, according to the League Against Cruel Sports, this is entirely untrue. The babies that eventually die of starvation are lost along with their mothers. They also same that by the end of a long day of running for their life, the deer may have lost so much body heat that they succumb to hypothermia and pneumonia. Another cause of deer fatalities during hunting season is myopathy, which is due to the stress and over-exertion of a long pursuit. The lactic acid builds up, which causes extreme pain, it breaks down muscle tissue. Death finally comes, usually as a result of... [continues]
Cite This Essay
(2000, 11). The Morality of Hunting (Opinion). StudyMode.com. Retrieved 11, 2000, from http://www.studymode.com/essays/Morality-Hunting-Opinion-29522.html
"The Morality of Hunting (Opinion)" StudyMode.com. 11 2000. 11 2000 <http://www.studymode.com/essays/Morality-Hunting-Opinion-29522.html>.
"The Morality of Hunting (Opinion)." StudyMode.com. 11, 2000. Accessed 11, 2000. http://www.studymode.com/essays/Morality-Hunting-Opinion-29522.html.