This is despicable, how sadistic one must be to take delight in any animals pain & death??

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UPDATE | 10-15-2012

For the second year in a row, the tradition in Yellville, Arkansas, of hurling live turkeys to their deaths from airplanes was stopped. Thank you to everyone who spoke out against this event, especially the countless Arkansas residents who made themselves heard. PETA’s reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of “turkey drop” participants stands. Please know that we will push for a vigorous prosecution of anyone directly involved in future incidents as well as revocation of his or her pilot’s license.




BACKGROUND

On October 12 and 13, the city of Yellville is holding its annual Turkey Trot Festival, during which an illegal event known as the “Turkey Drop” historically takes place. This event involves the hurling of wild turkeys—who typically fly only short distances, rarely reaching 100 feet high—from private planes traveling around 70 miles per hour and at altitudes…

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