> Oh and slaughtering them for being 'pests' like you do in your
> country of Australia isn't cruel? For those who don't know, it's
> called 'culling', it's the legal and licensed killing of Cockatoos
> in Australia because they are bothersome to the people of
> Australia. They are likened to how some people here feel about
> pigeons. You call us cruel for trimming the wings? At least we
> don't kill them like your country does! Get off your high horse,
> you have no right! Here is one article on culling, but there are
> plenty more that detail this horror that goes on in Australia.
> Some species have been so reduced in numbers by this killing, that
> they may never recover and are rare and close to extinction. And
> you dare accuse us of mutilating birds. -Alison-
Alison, very good point, maybe Jim could exert some energy and
passion into fighting this inhumane practise in his country.