The article is more than enough for me to see. I cannot look at the pictures and read it. Honestly, I did scroll through it — but I was unable to look at it long enough to read it. I signed the petition at http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/929/929/857/?z00m=20677266
Willow, a one day old baby Giraffe with its mother.
Picture credit: Ralph Daily
I had no intention of writing today, but coming upon this story and the petition that accompanied it, changed that in a heartbeat.
For as long as I can remember, the Giraffe has been the object of my affection and admiration.
There is something so regal, so fragile, so graceful, so endearing about them, how could you not love them.
In my lifetime, I have, with little shame, amassed a collection of Giraffes in every form, all manner of clothing, toys for my children and my dogs of course, stationary, Christmas cards, birthday cakes, Giraffes made of paper, wood, copper, bisque, brass, you name it, if it is a Giraffe anything, I have it.
In my defense, many of the above were gifts, as my love of this animal was well-known.
But apparently, not everyone loves or cherishes…
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I’m sorry, when you mentioned that you could not read it, I refuse to click the link. I love giraffes. I collect little figurines of them. I just can’t read it. 😦
Hunt FOR Truth said:
The article page has many photos of hunters next to animals that are folded onto the ground… its so sick. There is one on the petition page as well. I signed the petition — it is work that is ongoing to make trophy hunting illegal.
That is sad–I think it’s totally sad when we hunt animals for anything other than needed food.