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Old 10-22-03, 08:19 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Part of it is also simply because it is a documentary........ that's sort of a strict "no interference" thing. They're trying to show the life history of an animal in all its sometimes-gory detail. There wouldn't be much point to documentaries if every other scene was "and here's some more people going in and saving the animal from nature".

BTW, I feel the same way when watching cheetah documentaries where cubs get killed by lions - cheetahs have a hard enough time even breeding anymore, I can't imagine just sittting there while they get killed by another predator for no good reason.

various cornsnakes, 0.1 black pine snake, 1.0 uromastyx geyri, etc.

"The only thing worse than a human who had no respect for other animals was a human who assumed all other animals thought and felt just like he did." --Julia Ecklar, "ReGenesis"
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