Some Pigeons Rescued, Many More Shot
An Animal Rights Article from All-Creatures.org

FROM

Bryan Monell, SHARK, SHowing Animals Respect and Kindness
March 2018

We just rescued several pigeons from a pigeon shoot in Alabama. We documented the massive massacre.

rescued pigeons

rescued pigeons

We just rescued several pigeons from a pigeon shoot in Alabama. We documented the massive massacre.

These pigeons had been caught from the wild and stuffed into crates. A guy would then violently toss them into the air while a bunch of guys standing in a field shot them for fun.

pigeon shooters

It was sick. No words can adequately describe what went down.

After the massacre we went in to save those we could. The killers left the injured shot birds floundering around on the ground, in the field and brush. They didn't even have the decency to finish off the injured ones. The amount of suffering in that field was incalculable.

We did what we could but we were only able to scratch the surface as we didn't have much time before it was pitch dark. The shot pigeons were so valiant and brave in their efforts to stay alive. None of them wanted to die.

We provided comfort and did our best but for many their wounds were too much and they passed away. We found a great place that is going to rehab those who did survive and release them back to the wild when they are healed.

Thank you Janet, Steve, Katherine and Mike from SHARK who did everything humanly possible to document and save as many pigeons as possible.

For more, visit PIGEON SHOOTS.


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