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PETA Wants Decapitation Ban
In Fla. Snake-Hunting Contest

WFSU Radio - Florida State University, by Jessica Palombo

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Posted By:addicted_to_coffee, 1/10/2013 10:31:01 AM

The state of Florida is gearing up for a massive python hunting contest in the Everglades starting on Saturday. But an animal rights group is calling for the state to ban decapitation as a method of killing the giant snakes. Decapitation is one of three lethal methods the state has authorized in the Python Challenge. The contest, which has cash prizes, is attracting hunters from all over the U.S. to help the state fight an infestation of non-native Burmese pythons. But Lori Kettler, with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, says decapitation cannot possibly be humane.
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Reply 1 - Posted by: GreatGreyhounds, 1/10/2013 10:33:38 AM     (No. 9108792)

Memo to PETA: ´Snakes aren´t human´...

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Reply 2 - Posted by: right-turn, 1/10/2013 10:34:50 AM     (No. 9108799)

Turn the snakes loose at the next meeting of peta. Let them deal with them.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: snowoutlaw, 1/10/2013 10:45:32 AM     (No. 9108840)

From Monster Bug Wars to Snake wars, let them battle it out with the animial kingdom. Can´t get any more natural and humane than that.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: jgat, 1/10/2013 10:46:53 AM     (No. 9108849)

Give the controlling vote to those in the firm grip of a python!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: markinalpine, 1/10/2013 10:56:01 AM     (No. 9108877)

Python Meat - mmmmmm - tastes just like chicken. Maybe some entrepeneur in Florida could start "Python Fil A."

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Reply 6 - Posted by: markinalpine, 1/10/2013 10:57:28 AM     (No. 9108879)

Sorry for two posts, but I just thought of Python Skin Purses for the ladies, and Python Skin Boots and wallets for the men.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: lilo, 1/10/2013 10:58:13 AM     (No. 9108881)

Pass a law forbiding snakes to crush other life forms. That´ll stop ´em.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: FLCracker, 1/10/2013 11:19:58 AM     (No. 9108938)

So what are the other two methods of killing them, that PETA isn´t protesting.

On that feeling pain for up to an hour after decapitation - that would be the head feeling the pain, right? So just mush up the head.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: capt scurvey, 1/10/2013 11:25:19 AM     (No. 9108949)

"But Lori Kettler, with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, says decapitation cannot possibly be humane."

Now, how would this bimbo know?



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Reply 10 - Posted by: tank, 1/10/2013 11:25:25 AM     (No. 9108950)

Wait´ll they find out about Whacking Day!

My Python Boot is too tight,
I couldn´t get if off last night,
a week went by, and now it´s July,
I finally got it off and my girlfriend cried,
´´You got Stink-foot!!´´

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Reply 11 - Posted by: spit the bit, 1/10/2013 11:27:08 AM     (No. 9108954)

PETA must not be aware of what happens in an abortion clinic. They would be properly outraged...no?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Manitouman, 1/10/2013 12:29:27 PM     (No. 9109106)

PETA Loses Their Heads Over Decapitation Quest

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Reply 13 - Posted by: steph_gray, 1/10/2013 12:44:30 PM     (No. 9109132)

Wasn´t there an article a day or so ago about some leftist moonbat calling for decapitation of - us?

They are kinder to snakes. Perhaps they recognize their own kind.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: sae4236, 1/10/2013 12:52:43 PM     (No. 9109153)

Since Liberals are snakes, I guess they would find it inhumane.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: aintnojoke, 1/10/2013 1:11:45 PM     (No. 9109184)

I only pay attention to PETA when they´re naked.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: sgtfox of the jarhead clan, 1/10/2013 1:25:08 PM     (No. 9109217)

So cut off their tails instead. By some strange design flaw the tail starts about a foot behind the head and contains all of the snakes organs.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: SouthSanAntonio, 1/10/2013 4:51:35 PM     (No. 9109565)

I always thought decapatation was one of the more humane ways to kill anything.

It´s an instant and painless death if done correctly.

OK, either decapatation, or PETA has to adopt all of them and keep them in their houses.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 1/10/2013 6:14:09 PM     (No. 9109666)

Maybe toss them into a Bass-o-Matic? Those over 40 will understand.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Bur Oak, 1/10/2013 6:55:58 PM     (No. 9109718)

Air drop PETA members into snake infested areas with machetes and see if their actions match their words.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: hamrman, 1/10/2013 8:04:38 PM     (No. 9109845)

PETA...snakes and terrorist, what is the difference?

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Reply 21 - Posted by: FLCracker, 1/11/2013 9:15:20 AM     (No. 9110447)

Answering my own question:

Destroying the python´s brain with 1) captive bolt 2) firearm or

3)Decapitating the python. Although not the recommended method of euthanizing pythons, cranial concussion (stunning) followed by decapitation is considered an acceptable method of euthanizing large snakes by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). Use a machete or other appropriately sharp tool. The tool selected should be capable of decapitating the snake as efficiently as possible. If you choose this method, you must quickly follow up by destroying the brain with the use of a firearm, captive bolt or other effective method.
(www.pythonchallenge.org)

I was almost right - just mush up the brain.


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