Deer cull option appallin

It seems that hardly a day goes by when someone is not complaining in our daily and weekly newspapers about the so-called deer problem.

It seems that hardly a day goes by when someone is not complaining in our daily and weekly newspapers about the so-called deer problem.

I will admit that deer are possibly causing some people headaches but are these people in the majority? I hardly think so.

Deer have eaten the tops off my tulips this year and frankly, so what.

Granted, I am not a gardening fanatic and I’ll just wait and see what happens to the flowers next season.

The one option of culling the deer being proposed by some of these people is downright appalling.

Just because a garden gets damaged by a deer, does that give the gardener the right to place a death sentence on these majestic creatures? Some say yes. If my finely manicured lawn gets eaten, then kill them. Kill the raccoons and the rabbits and let’s not forget the gulls and crows that cause us unbearable noise at times, not to mention leaving deposits on our precious property.

The wildlife are here because more and more development (read that as greed) is destroying their habitat. People who are obsessed with eradicating wildlife are to me, selfish and egotistical and think they are better than anyone. Folks, you could learn from these creatures.

William Jesse

Oak Bay