Human Interests Trump

Usually we treasure that which is rare, but when it comes to animals, the interests of any human, no matter how trivial or how crass, always trumps that of any animal.

Animal Populations
Global
Population
Animal Humans
per
Animal
200,000 gorilla 35,000
150,000 chimpanzee 46,666
32,000 caribou 218,750
20,000 gray whale 350,000
10,000 bonobo 700,000
10,000 blue whale 700,000
2,500 mangrove hummingbird 2,800,000
0 golden frog
~ Roedy (1948-02-04 age:69)