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The ultimate predator


So Hal Herring agrees with the dimwit teen who thinks it would be fun to machine-gun coyotes... also a great description of a snot-nosed kid jumping back and forth over a line of frozen, bloody coyote carcasses. And you wonder why some people think hunters are bloodthirsty freaks? I certainly am not opposed to responsible hunting and know how much sportsmen have done to save wildlife habitat. But this idea of no-holds-barred predator elimination to save ungulates, both wild and domestic, is irrational, not to mention really bad science. There really is no predator quite like the human one.

Renee DeMartin
Seattle, Washington