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    New Zealand teen admits killing seals for 'being pests'

    New Zealand teen admits killing seals for 'being pests'

    The seals were clubbed to death in what conservation staff called a callous, cowardly attack


    A New Zealand teenager has pleaded guilty to killing 23 seals and seal pups with a metal pipe because he thought they were pests.
    Jason Trevor Godsiff attacked the seals while he was on his way home from work on a building site near Kaikoura on South Island.
    He stopped at a seal colony and bludgeoned the animals to death.
    The 19-year old, who will be sentenced on 13 September, was convicted of wilfully mistreating protected animals.
    Another man, 36-year-old Jamaal Peter Roy Large, faces the same charges but has not yet submitted a plea.
    Staff from the department of conservation found the battered seals, including newborn pups, at the bottom of a 30m (100ft) cliff.
    "This is a callous and cowardly attack on seals, especially newborn pups, unable to defend themselves against someone striking them with a bat or similar club-like object," the department's regional manager Dave Hayes said at the time.
    Fur seals are protected in New Zealand and anyone caught harming them faces six months in jail and heavy fines.
    The seal colony stretches 2km (1.2 miles) on the east coast of the South Island.

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    He will be a popular man in their community,
    as well as being a cowardly act, Kaikoura relies on conservation of natural resources for its tourism industry.

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    I've heard that cruelty to animals when a person is young is often a sign of their later becoming a psychopath of some sort.
    In other words, this person is mentally ill and needs to be treated. Unfortunately the condition is notoriously difficult to treat.
    Perhaps some very large Maori will "treat" him in jail.....

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    I suspect a big sentence is upcoming. Any guesses? 2 years?

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    He was just Going Clubbing

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bettyboo View Post
    I suspect a big sentence is upcoming. Any guesses? 2 years?
    It's New Zealand - 100 hours home detention and $150

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    He heard what the seals did to binLaden. Probably acting in self defence.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Latindancer
    I've heard that cruelty to animals when a person is young is often a sign of their later becoming a psychopath of some sort.
    Yes, classic symptoms of a very disturbed person, New Zealand brace yourself, you may have just met your newest serial killer.
    But honestly...baby seals? What a cvnt!

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    Mind you they do stink a bit (a Lot) at Kaikoura actually they weren't too smelly.

    There was colony on a sandy bank in port Phillip bay, fvck me if you were tacking up to it, the smell was nauseating for 500M around it.

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    The bastard!! Hope they rough him up in jail.

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    Quote Originally Posted by VocalNeal View Post
    He was just Going Clubbing
    Neal....that was AWFUL!!

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    New Zealand teen admits killing Aussie's for 'being pests'

    Now that's a much better headline.

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    "and bludgeoned the animals to death"

    Not all yanks are animals?

    Guantanamo Bay detention camp for him.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Extreme Gape Lover View Post
    New Zealand teen admits killing Aussie's for 'being pests'

    Now that's a much better headline.
    Isn't it the other way around?

    Kiwis being pests in Australia?

    *thinks terry clarke and friends*





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    It is rather disturbing. I wonder what compelled the guy into just "killing" basically a very easy going type of creature. Guess that we are all lucky that seals don't consider doing that type of thing to us when we're laying about on the local beach. The guy must be a bit "mental".

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    You have never been chased by an Elephant seal or a Walrus then?
    Last edited by OhOh; 21-07-2011 at 04:31 AM.

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