Five-Year Old Shoots 35-Year Old in Head

Animal Person

It saddens me, and I find it extremely disturbing, that a five-year old child is giddy, and his parents (and the journalists on this program) are so pleased that he killed a 35-40-year old alligator. Let's deconstruct a few details: The young boy shot the alligator, who had been trapped , in the head and killed him. The father tells us that the alligator was born and raised on the property. Here's what this young boy has learned: Alligators do not deserve to live.

On Teaching Children

Animal Person

Are the kids cooking monkey, cat, dog, alligator or turtle? The site says food production factories are included , but I doubt that means those involving the slaughter of animals.). It just so happens that after I read Bea's comment from yesterday about reaching kids with our message I saw a New York Times article from today called " Where Little Chefs Learn the Art of Slicing and Dicing ," by Ann Farmer.