1. We don’t tolerate people mooching off the government and people are obviously more valuable than animals, so why waste the funds on it? For the cost of feeding a tiger for a day, you could feed 40 children for a month. Aren’t children more important than a stupid tiger?
2. Wildlife preservations are taking up large chunks of land that could be used for government housing. Wouldn’t it make much more sense for the planet to tear down all of these useless wildlife preservation areas and use that to home low income families? This is a classic example of the 1% not caring about the 99%.
3. Nothing is gone forever. If Jurassic Park taught us anything it’s that scientists can bring any animal back to life, so why worry about it now? By focusing on the animals instead of the people we’re telling kids, who may be the very scientists that can bring species back, that we don’t care about them.
4. As long as endangered species are being used for food, such as a jerky or stew, I don’t really see why anyone could possibly have a problem with it. 1 out of every 3 children in America will go to bed hungry tonight, so if an exotic bird’s meat could be used to feed them, then I’m all for it.
5. If these animals were that desperate to survive, then they would figure out a way to hide better. Maybe they don’t even want to live anymore. Did you ever think about that? So basically, if you try to save an endangered species, you are very selfish.
6. There’s an old saying that goes “you can’t help someone that won’t help themselves.” I say we take that saying a bit further and change it to “you can’t help someone that won’t help themselves, and you definitely can’t help an animal that refuses to adapt to the changing times, so until they change their terrible attitudes, there’s not much we can do about it.” It’s a bit more wordy, but the message is powerful.
7. Having an animal mounted on your wall is a much more tasteful and respectful way to honor an animal than to stick it in a crowded, awful zoo. No animal should live like that.
8. Honestly, who cares about animals? I mean really, have you ever even seen a tiger up close? They’re not for me.