Mountain lion shot to death in Redwood City yard
A state Department of Fish and Game warden "dispatched the animal" with two rifle shots at 11:30 a.m. after authorities concluded that it was too risky to try to tranquilize the cougar, said Fish and Game Lt.
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#1 Mar 29, 2011
"dispatched the animal". Wouldn't a tranquilized animal fall asleep? Why was a tranquilizer more dangerous to the public than a possible stray bullet. Fish and Game wardens are supposed to protect animals from useless slaughter aren't they?
#2 Mar 31, 2011
translation: fish and game was too lazy to catch and release.
This situation we taxpayers would NOT be upset if the trank him, crate him and drive him up to a deep spot in trinity county. And release.
No, our tax dollars must be used for WASTEFUL spending.
Since: Jan 11
#3 Mar 31, 2011
An angry and cornered cougar will not fall asleep instantly when shot with a tranquilizer. In fact will attack to defend itself, especially with a crowd watching what is going on.
Personally I would have dispatched the beast also.
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