Tuesday, January 5, 2010
Hawks vs Squirrels in Walnut Creek
I took these photos at the Botanical Gardens in San Francisco
I wanted to share with you a story I heard on the news this evening. It's about a squirrel population in Walnut Creek, California where the residents are upset over the sudden influx of squirrels. They state that the squirrels are eating everything and anything in their gardens, they are ruining the infrastructure and are basically being a nuisance. So, to rid the community of the squirrels they have decided to lure hawks to the area with raptor perches so that the hawks can perch above the area in order to hunt their prey - the squirrels.
Now I understand the problem but I absolutely do not agree with this solution. I think it's inhumane and just plain wrong. Your thoughts?
You can see the full story with video by clicking the link below.
See The Video & Read The Entire Story Here