Re: Bear Cub Death
Paul C Adling (n6jii@JUNO.COM)
Mon, 19 Aug 1996 13:58:53 EDT
On Mon, 19 Aug 1996 16:06:02 UT Bob Robinson <_bob@MSN.COM> writes:
>I know that I'll get "mauled" on this, but here goes;
>Without more information, I will side with the Scouts
>on this one. Adults have been teaching youth as long
>as I can remember things like "don't mess with
>a mother bear when cubs are present", "very few things
>are more dangerous that a bear with cubs", etc.
>How many of those casting their votes for the bears
>actually live in or near bear country.
>Please put yourself in the terrifying situation of these
>Scouts. Bad judgment? possibly. Isn't that what
>we are trying to teach them
>Better a dead bear, even accidentally, that a mauled
>or dead scout (potentially). Our sons cannot be
>replaced, a bear can.
Here! Here! Without more information the death of a bear is far better
than the death of a young Scout, or even a Scoutmaster.
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City