"'We will always put the lives and safety of beachgoers ahead of the shark,' Western Australia Premier Colin Barnett told ABC Radio Australia. 'This is, after all, a fish — let's keep it in perspective.'
Following a record number of attacks this year, and retracting his earlier stand, the leader of a state on Australia's west coast announced Thursday that any great white sharks seen near beachgoers would be killed in order to prevent attacks on humans. "
We are the ones entering their habitat, we should assume the risk. Please sign this petition if you disapprove.
Read more at:
"Kill Sharks before They Attack Humans? Australian State Will Do Just That." World News. N.p., n.d. Web. 27 Sept. 2012.
PLEASE ALSO EMAIL Western Australia Premier Colin Barnett AT http://www.premier.wa.gov.au/Ministers/Colin-Barnett/Pages/Contact-The-Minister.aspx
We are the ones entering their habitat, we should assume the risk. I am signing this petition in disapproval with the new announcement. I do not believe Great Whites should be killed without cause.