CAPS can today reveal that the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT), an organisation which describes itself as “working globally to safeguard and improve wetlands for wildlife and people” has been shooting wild wetland birds dead; allegedly in order to prevent interference with its collection of captive exotic birds. This comes just months after CAPS revealed that the vast majority of captive birds held at WWT centres had been permanently, and illegally, maimed using the process of pinioning – the partial amputation of one wing which renders birds permanently flightless. A CAPS spokesperson has described the new discovery as “another appalling betrayal of both the animals and the public”.
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This is just infuriating! Thanks for alerting everyone.
Thank you for your acknowledgement.