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Hunters may have delivered fatal blow to mammoths


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  • Hurryin' Hoosier Lawrenceburg, IN
    Nov. 27, 2010 9:00 a.m.

    This theory, which some consider to be fact, has been around for decades - nothing new here. However the spin to this story, well-demonstrated by a couple of quotes:

    - People "couldn't have done the whole job," and

    - As in millennia past, Sergey Zimov believes hunting is a problem today, and

    - "I say let's stop the poaching. Let's give freedom for animals."

    is a bit unrealistic and not well thought out. So this scientist would have the carnivores of the world propogate unchecked and ultimately wreak havoc on all earth's other living biota?