Amazon: Stop Selling Products Used to Poach and Kill Bears

Target: Andy Jassy, CEO of Amazon

Goal: Put an end to the selling of bear poaching trap accessories.

A bear advocacy group is asking Amazon to help protect bears by not selling poaching accessories. If the company makes this move it can help save the animals from illegal trapping. Amazon has removed bear traps, steel-jaw traps, and snares from its site but still reportedly sells snare attractants and accessories. These are especially harmful because the dangerous products can last for decades.

Amazon has apparently been the largest supplier of traps that have been used to poach bears for the last ten years. According to the founder of the advocacy group Help Asheville Bears, an Amazon representative said they were looking into the matter last year, but trap accessories are still being sold.

Sign below and demand that Amazon stop selling products used to trap bears and donate money to rehabs where the bears that have been affected now live.

PETITION LETTER:

Dear CEO Jassy,

Alongside the Help Asheville Bears advocacy group, we demand you put a stop to the selling of bear trap accessories. Amazon has been the leading seller of such harmful products for the last decade. Traps and accessories have caused many injuries to countless animals. Although Amazon has taken down bear traps, steel-jaw traps, and snares, the remaining products apparently being sold are just as harmful and maybe even more so. They can have a lasting impact for nearly a decade.

You can help save countless populations of black bears from illegal trapping. We demand Amazon take the next step and remove all bear poaching accessories from your site.

Sincerely,

[Your Name Here]

Photo Credit: ucumari photography


58 Comments

  1. I’ve just ordered a book from Oxfam quite a bit cheaper than Amazon and others.

    Let’s not forget also that the Queen’s guards wear bear skins. Think it was the MOD said they are from bears from culling overpopulation areas 9f bears. What a crock.

  2. Inga Brereton says:

    Time then, to leave some VERY unflattering reviews about Amazon – highlighting their apparent endorsement of torture equipment for animals.

  3. Patricia Lamonica says:

    NEVER BUY ANYTHING FROM ANIMAL ABUSERS!!!!

  4. Are you people not making enough money??? You have to include killing and abusing animals to make more. I will be spreading this around to people who think like me.

  5. Michelle Stewart says:

    Stop killing animals

  6. Maria Bertrand says:

    Andy Jassy, CEO of Amazon

    I hope everyone starts vetting where they do their shopping!!!! I t really irks me that you just sell anything without giving any thought to its usage. I HOPE THIS COMES BACK TO BITE… SINCE YOU DON’T SEEM TO CARE THE AGONY AND TORTURE THESE SWEET INNOCENT BEARS ARE ENDURING BECAUSE OF YOUR NEGLIGENCE!!!!.

    • Kathleen Scherman says:

      Very well said, unfortunatly greed doesn’t have any emotions or feelings, except for themselves!! Right?? Screw the rest of the world??!!!

  7. Amazon Do what is ethically right– this is not- please stop selling these products

  8. Susan Kulikowski says:

    Amazon needs to be more concerned about how animals suffer from this abuse and slaughter. Companies have to be good stewards if they want our business. Please stop this bear carnage.

  9. Melissa Morch says:

    Stop being involved in animal cruelty.

  10. Amazon also sells prong collars for goats,glue traps and other items that cause pain and suffering for animals. I refuse to order ANYTHING from amazon until all of those items are removed!

  11. Joyce O'Malley says:

    Boycott Amazon!!!

  12. Margaret Burlingham says:

    Everyone reading this petition: go on Amazon and search traps for bears, accessories for trapping bears, and so on. Write a negative review on each product.

  13. Not shopping on Amazon anymore!

  14. Agree all comments kill these bastards who do this CRUELTY.

  15. Denise Moran says:

    Inhumane

  16. Penny Dorfman says:

    Amazon do the right thing and stop killing animals!

  17. Ban cat meat trade !!!!

  18. Jacqueline A says:

    Sickening!!!

  19. How greedy can a company get? Amazon makes millions and yet they sell things that hurt innocent animals. It’s disgusting!!

  20. Andy Jassy, CEO of Amazon

    Put an end to the selling of bear poaching trap accessories.

    A bear advocacy group is asking Amazon to help protect bears by not selling poaching accessories.

    Agree all comments kill these animal torturing murdering human monster bastards who deliberately and heinously commmit this sadism and evilness.

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