What is humane about the UK Badger Cull?

Humane (adjective): Kind or considerate towards people or animals. The opposite is ‘beastly’. Introduction: The UK Government has decided to carry out a cull of badgers in an attempt to deal with bovine tuberculosis which infects some of the UK cattle herd. Over 100,000 of a protected species could be killed with little certainty about outcomes, and alternative solutions remain undeveloped. Such wildlife massacres have occurred throughout human existence, and we take full advantage of our technology to kill more efficiently where we should be using

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