GRAPHIC: Killing Denning Bears. Ethical or Not? [VIDEO]

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Boy oh boy…I don’t know about today’s video, guys.

First things first: if you have a weak stomach, turn back now. Whatever your thoughts are on killing denning bears, today’s video ain’t pretty.

Now that that’s out of the way, let’s get down to business.

The video looks like it was shot in Russia, so keep that in mind.

It opens with a guy poking a long birch sapling into a bear den. At about 1:10, the first bear emerges from the den, and all hell breaks loose.

Watch:

 

This is called hunting …

Posted by Hunting in America on Friday, April 28, 2017

 

It looks like the second bear dies pretty quickly following a blast to the head…but the first bear does not die in what I would describe as a humane way. And the dog was already on top of the bear when they started shooting. We hope the pooch is ok.

My first reaction is to condemn this type of hunting because it isn’t sporting at all.

On the other hand, sporting might not be the point. These could be problem bears on a landowner’s property. Or, the guys could need the meat.

We don’t know the circumstances, but I still don’t like. It’s weird and unethical and difficult to watch.

What do you guys think about killing denning bears? Ethical or unethical?

 

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