Letter: Healthy wildlife numbers found hard to believe

To the editor:

I must disagree with the Capital News letter from Kevin Hamilton in which he states B.C hunters are not hurting the wildlife population.

This is clearly far from the truth.

What Mr. Hamilton and other hunters need to realize is that they are reducing the wildlife population every year for the thrill to hunt an animal.

We do not need to hunt for food, we have grocery stores that provide us with everything.

Why do we still allow the grizzly bear hunt, one of the most vulnerable species out there?

There is no sustenance in that?

These animals are important to our ecosystem and they must be protected from hunters.

I find it hard to believe we have a healthy animal population.

With cities expanding and pipelines being built we need to manage our wildlife and the best way is to severely limit hunting in this province.

If you want food from animals then you should raise bees.

Gregory Grim-Haftner,



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