Lions, Tigers, and Bears. Shoot to Kill? Oh my!

Via on Oct 19, 2011

An estimated 48 animals escaped yesterday from a farm in Muskingum County Ohio. This is located near The Wilds, an animals reserve that I visited on Friday. The order has been placed to shoot to kill and 30-36 animals have been killed. A deep violation of ahimsa by even owning these animals? Supposedly there are even primates and others that are living in the house and whom did not escape. Who are we to confine these graceful and powerful beasts of nature?

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Hannah Siegle began to do yoga four years ago initially for the physical practice, however she quickly discovered that the yoga began to do her in ways she never anticipated. The mind, body and spiritual connection that yoga cultivates has helped Hannah through the ups and downs of life, both large and small. She regularly blogs at Balancing on Two Feet on topics such as yoga, mindfulness, eating disorder recovery and all those things people don't like to talk about. She was trained at the RYT 200 through Laurel Hodory and is currently working towards becoming a Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapist. She teaches yoga throughout Central Ohio with GoYoga ,yogaServe, and also works as an Assistant Editor for the elephant journal!

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3 Responses to “Lions, Tigers, and Bears. Shoot to Kill? Oh my!”

  1. Tanya Lee Markul says:

    What he heck happened here? What were they doing living in captivity? I cannot grasp this concept at all. Ridiculous! I also can't grasp why the answer would be to: shoot to kill. Seriously. Wake up people.

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  2. [...] event is an extreme violation of ahimsa and the respect for all [...]

  3. Tanya,
    A horrible news story…posting an update today!
    http://www.elephantjournal.com/2011/10/animal-mas

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