Blogging About Critters Since 2007

Thursday, November 29, 2007

The Blood Sport of Wildlife Penning

Thanks to the Humane Society for having the stomach to investigate and talk about these brutal "sports."

Wildlife penning basically involves sticking a coyote or fox in a pen and setting a pack of dogs after them. The wildlife often gets torn apart.

Here's some more detail from the Humane Society.

Here is an interview with an insider who has witnessed these events.

What kind of people enjoy these things? And why do the more bizarre blood sports in the US always seem to be in the Southeast?

Photo by In posa.

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