Trophy Hunting Deer Is Morally Right Essay

807 Words Mar 8th, 2016 4 Pages
BAM! Adrenaline rushes throughout your whole body as you get the perfect lung shot into your ten-point buck. A sense of accomplishment floods every thought of your brain, after weeks of watching this deer you have finally shot him dead. The perfect wall hanger. Trophy hunting deer when done legally is morally right.
Trophy hunting helps regulate the deer population. In Montgomery County deer are about 50% over populated. Which may not seem to be a big deal, but when overpopulation occurs problems happen throughout the ecosystem. Overpopulation can lead to wide spread disease of deer. This causes the meat to be inedible for people and animals which is potentially devastating to the environment. Even though trophy hunters do not always use the meat of deer, they help the hunters that do eat deer meat by keeping the population down and disease under control. When there are no hunters in an area and the deer population sky rockets disease spreads and not only hurts the deer, but also the animals that hunt deer as prey. Deer can easily jump fences to get into family gardens or farms and eat their crops. This leaves families that depend on their crops for food hungry and families that sell their crops poor. Also when there are a lot of deer in an area the deer cause more car crashes than they would if their population was under control. This can leave the deer and people in the car accident injured or even dead. It is important when thinking about hunting and population control to…

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