Sharks! Stop the Fear-Mongering! Stop the Cull!

Via on Jan 8, 2014

This pretty much sums up the hysteria over shark attacks in Australia.” (i.imgur.com)

Comments via Reddit:

“To give you some background this picture was taken in Perth as one of many protests which occurred all over Australia to protest the culling of sharks in Australia for safety. Perth in particular wants to use baited nets to lure and catch and kill sharks close to swimming beaches. Many believe this will kill not only large (possibly dangerous) sharks but also smaller sharks that pose no threat to people.”

…”pretty sure the overwhelming majority of beachgoing Perth people are against the cull, just mainly just that ******** Colin Barnett. The pictures of him holding up the baited hooks they plan on using are rageworthy.”

…”I’ve always found it interesting that prostate, colonic and lung cancers kill more people that breast cancer each year but they never seem to make these lists.

Australian Bureau of Statistics: http://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/Lookup/3303.0Chapter42011 “

 

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One Response to “Sharks! Stop the Fear-Mongering! Stop the Cull!”

  1. Yoli Ramazzina yoli says:

    :( So sad… I wish people would leave the sharks alone. They are not interested in eating people, when it happens it's typically a mistake. We need sharks, they are a big part of the ocean's eco system. I hope the culling is stopped. Is there a petition going anywhere?

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