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Old 12-16-2011, 01:18 AM   #43
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Originally Posted by Pumpkin QAAD View Post
I wouldn't exactly say nothing is done to address the dangers of hunting there are quite a few regs.

I think we should skip the cougar and moose and bring back the mastodon and sabre tooth tigers that our ancestors extirpated. There are no recorded saber tooth attacks on man.

We can't just pick a snapshot in time and say that is how it is supposed to be. Things have changed and unfortunately, while that habitat may support it, society isn't ready to deal with the issues a large population of big cats in the middle of a very popular tourism area would bring.

Oh smilodon why did they kill you off.......
There are already large populations of big cats in the middle and the edges or a very popular tourism area. In fact an area with attractions that get several times more tourists then the high peaks.
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