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Old May 14th, 2013 (08:01 AM).
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Quote originally posted by Fenneking:
Top predators become extinct all the time in history, before mankind existed. Another predator simply emerges. One species extinction, does not always, if ever, mean the extinction of an ecosystem in its entirety, nor the extinction of the human race.

Though poaching, could be considered a breach of duty, in that tigers are a resource, and therefore they do not have the right to shoot them freely.
But killing off top predators to extinction at an earlier period of time would prevent new predators, who will take their place, from existing, which means overhunting can mess with the evolution process. We will never get another big cat species that descended from tigers if tigers are wiped out by human activity.

This is why alien civilization belittle us humans in movies, shows, and books because of our nature for violence despite our good intentions.
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