Bob Ir­win was wrong

Port Douglas & Mossman Gazette - - FEEDBACK -

HOW ironic that the fa­ther of a man who put many an­i­mals, es­pe­cially croc­o­diles, un­der stress for the pur­pose of a few doc­u­men­taries be up here try­ing to stop tra­di­tional own­ers from hunting on their land.

You may say that what Steve did was ed­u­ca­tional, but how many croc­o­diles must a man jump on to, to say the same thing over and over?

A slaugh­ter­house worker? Is Mr Rid­dell try­ing to re­deem him­self? Let me ask you gen­tle­men some­thing, do you eat beef, pork, lamb, chicken, quail, duck, kan­ga­roo, croc­o­dile or even emu?

Cor­rect me if I’m wrong, God put six of these an­i­mals out there for white man to eat and three of them for black man to eat. How is this dif­fer­ent?

A tur­tle’s first pur­pose on God’s earth was to feed na­tive peo­ple of the lands, not en­ter­tain them like croc­o­diles.

Ben Cropp has dived on more reefs in Australia than prob­a­bly any other diver and has even had his sons go hunting with tra­di­tional own­ers. Surely, over all the years that you spent on your boats Ben, you are able to give Mr Ir­win some in­sight into

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