Marauding Bear Attacks Ship Captain - Bear Shot - Is this Animal Cruelty?

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    Polar Bear Shot and Killed After Attacking Cruise Ship Guard

    This is straight from a "Believe it Or Not" show, except it's true. A guard on ship cruising the Norwegian Arctic was attacked by a polar bear, causing moderate to severe head injuries. Another employee on the ship shot and killed the animal. Strong protests have broken out, with some questioning killing the bear for “acting like a wild animal.”.

    Again, animals over people. How warped have peoples' values become? I would consider this a parody of the animal rights movement worthy of Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels or Voltaire's Candide if it weren't true. So is the new slogan "animals are people too"? But it was a close call in New York State's highest Court: "NY's highest court rejects bid to grant chimps 'legal personhood.'"
     
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    I thought Polar Bears are nearly extinct?

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    That's not accurate. Nobody is suggesting he should have rolled over and been killed. They are suggesting he should not have been there in the first place.
     
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    Well that is an odd thing for a grown man to say. You can discern between your dreams while asleep and waking reality, right?

    In what the rest of us call "reality", they are considered a "vulnerable" species, and their population and habitat are decreasing.
     
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    Tough shit on the bear.
     
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    I once saw a squirrel attack a wind chime. It had somehow pissed him off, and the squirrel made it pay.
     
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    I am one of those you are insinuating. Dude was in the bears turf. Too bad the bear was shot.
     
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    No tourists had disembarked, Mr. Krause said, but four armed guards got off the vessel to inspect and secure the shore. The guards “are armed for safety reasons,” he added. “There are polar bears out there.”

    Well duh. Why the FUCK did you stop where there are known polar bears trying to survive? Assholes.
     
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    Agreed. Go be a tourist somewhere else, jerks.
     
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    Beach is marked WARNING. GREAT WHITES HERE. But you go in the water anyway. And get bit. So you shoot the shark.

    DUH!!!!
     

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