A cruel and heavy-handed
form of punishment inflicted on a slight, 25lb animal, whose health was already compromised by malnutrition.
Big Ears became habituated to humans and human-use areas when she and her littermates were fed by Park personnel and visitors.
"There is something grotesquely wrong and unethical when people choose to address a problem they essentially created in such a hienous manner. It's a frightening commentary on the abuse of power in some agencies that operate under the umbrella of sovereign immunity." ~ Paglieri