Here in Britain, people with guns are out at night shooting badgers (Meles meles) as planned. So says Owen Paterson, our Secretary of State for Environment Food and Rural Affairs. On Monday this week, Mr Paterson announced that the cull was underway.
This is about bovine tuberculosis (bTB). You can read more under my ‘badger’ and ‘tuberculosis’ tags. I’m writing a more detailed post than this one but just now, I’m showing you Mr Paterson’s statement.