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January 16, 2020 - Animal Ethics

Introduction to wild animal suffering

Introduction to wild animal suffering
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Think for a moment of a wild animal.

What animal do you picture in your mind? When asked this, most people picture healthy, adult, big exotic mammals (or maybe another big vertebrate), such as a lion or an elephant. They think of happy animals, enjoying themselves without any human causing them harm. This is a view of the situation of animals in the wild that is prevalent today. Despite this, there are many people around the world rescuing and aiding wild animals in different ways, as we will see later. These animals would otherwise die in painful ways. Life is not easy for animals out there. From the very moment they are born or hatch from their eggs, they must face very serious threats, which cause them to suffer a lot.

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