Posted: Aug 3, 2010 11:05 AM by Bea Karnes, News First 5
Updated: Aug 3, 2010 11:07 AM
Jed Clampett would approve--but animal rights activists in London are horrified.
A grocery store there has begun selling squirrel meat.
The little rodents are killed by farmers because they cause damage. The store owner says the squirrels are killed anyway, and their bodies buried or incinerated. This provides an extra source of income for the farmers.
The animal rights activists say the lives of the squirrels should be saved.