People need to leave deer alone

Ever since humanity’s exordium into nature’s prodigious framework, we have done nothing but attempt to mutilate it

Ever since humanity’s exordium into nature’s prodigious framework, we have done nothing but attempt to mutilate it: clear-cutting inhabited forests, building cities, creating pollution and causing oceanic oil spills.

Now we have so selfishly come to a point where if a deer walks through our backyard, we devise a plan to impede their reproduction.

The only reason deer are in our municipality is because we sabotaged their home to build ours. Deer do not understand the difference between a natural food source and a commercial crop; they are trying to survive within a dysfunctional environment.

Please let nature be nature — it’s never done any wrong unto us other than let us exist with it.

Tyler Parker

Oak Bay

 

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