Fairfax City to try a new approach to deer: surgical sterilization of does
Yeah, I have a much better idea, EAT THE MOTHERFUCKERS!! That's what they are for you dumb sonsabitches!
I just want to bang my fucking head on an anvil when I see stupid assed shit like this!
As the District and its highly populated suburbs grapple with their expanding deer populations, Fairfax City is planning a new approach: tranquilize and capture all the female deer in the six-square-mile city, take them to a surgical table and sterilize them to keep them from reproducing. The entire process, from “darting” to release, takes about 90 minutes. If Fairfax City receives clearance from the state Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, officials said it will be the first jurisdiction in Virginia to try the sterilization approach.
It’s an approach much preferred by animal rights groups, as opposed to straight deer killing, and Fairfax City Mayor Scott Silverthorne said that the Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals connected him with a non-profit group called White Buffalo Inc. White Buffalo is run by Anthony J. DeNicola, a wildlife ecologist who has been actively involved in deer research for 25 years. He said he has studied the possibility of sterilizing deer by vaccine, but said the vaccines just aren’t strong enough to last yet.
So in the last four years, he has launched surgical sterilization programs in four other locations around the country, including one in Baltimore County, with no immediate repercussions. Now, with Fairfax City prepared to join the project, the research database will grow for examining its effectiveness in humanely reducing the herds which destroy vegetation, transport diseased ticks and leap in front of moving vehicles. Silverthorne said the sterilization process will not cost the taxpayers money: White Buffalo is funding it with its own resources.
And when they are all done the little Bambi makers will still be eating everything in sight, wandering around in traffic causing accidents and transporting ticks and fleas around.
If you can dart the fucker you can shoot it.
If they can dart it and spay it in less that 90 minutes, it can be shot, dressed out and cleaned, wrapped and in a freezer in 90.