On the 7th of December 2017 Urban Squirrels started a petition calling on London’s Royal Parks:
- to stop the culling of healthy animals,
- to conduct a scientific assessment of the biological and cultural carrying capacity of the parks,
- to adopt non-lethal methods of population control if such control is shown to be necessary.
The petition is actively supported by both the Care2 petition site and the national animal protection organization Animal Aid.
The petition is gathering momentum. At the time of writing it has been covered by