Thursday, 26 November 2009

And This Woman Is An Animal Advocate..?

Glenys Oogjes, executive director of the national advocacy group Animals Australia, said the plan to kill camels by helicopter was barbaric, and that the community could instead set up barriers to keep out the camels.
Because dying slowly of thirst isn't at all barbaric, of course...

H/T Mark Wadsworth

5 comments:

indigomyth said...

Another example of how animals that are big and furry enough, with big enough eyes, attract the sympathy vote.

Weekend Yachtsman said...

They have camels in Australia?

Who knew?

Mark Wadsworth said...

Ta for link, this one will run and run. Have you had a call from the Australians yet asking you for strategy advice?

JuliaM said...

"Another example of how animals that are big and furry enough, with big enough eyes, attract the sympathy vote."

Oh, absolutely. No love lost for the KFC rat, was there?

"They have camels in Australia?"

And water buffalo!

"...this one will run and run. Have you had a call from the Australians yet asking you for strategy advice?"

If it's a government service, must remember to charge my quarter-mill consultancy fee...

Laban said...

"My God ! Doesn't that hurt ?"

"Only if you get your thumbs caught between the bricks"