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Posted by: amazondoc at Sun Mar 21 13:36:40 2010  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by amazondoc ]  
   

>>What is wrong with pithing, and maybe beheading depending on the individual, is that it may not be "humane" for the person doing the pithing.

ANY method can be inhumane if done incorrectly.

>>Cooling would be preferred in my experience, as long as the animal can be placed into the freezer (size?), which is how I've done it before when I did my shelter work with reptiles. Pithing just may not be for everyone.

You can't carry a frig. out into the Glades, and big snakes will require big refrigerators -- as well as taking longer to chill.

>>Also, the drugs used for lethal injections maybe controlled substances and may require a DVM to be involved, not sure how Florida does it or what they are using.

Which, I would assume, is one of the reasons why pithing was recommended.
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