April 12th, 2011 15:10 EST
Outrage: Calif. Park Rangers Dipping Goose Eggs In Oil! Where's PETA?
"California park rangers said they are combing parks for Canada goose eggs they dip in oil as a form of avian birth control to keep the population in check.
The East Bay Regional Park District said workers have been searching parks and other areas in Alameda and Contra Costa counties for Canada goose eggs to put them through a process known as addling, which involves suffocating the eggs in oil and returning them to their nests so mother geese will continue to care for them instead of laying new eggs."
Wildlife managers admit that addling is an imperfect solution, this is the understatement of the year. It is sadistic and cruel to fool a goose into thinking that her non-viable egg is going to hatch.
It`s sheer insanity to kill geese because some people complain about their droppings. Hello! The birds are in a wildlife area, it`s natural for woods to be full of droppings from birds and animals. If some idiots don`t want to put up with the droppings of these beautiful creatures, they should stay home.
PETA should get on this case immediately.
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