What Are Pitbulls: Super-Predator?

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The public turning against these dogs really gave them a bad name. In the 1980s, pit bulls were known as a super-predator. The media started filling the public’s head with rumor’s about the dog’s behavior and anatomy (Delise 96). That is when the images of these dogs became so intense that even the people who owned one of them would be affected. These people would then euthanize their dogs in fear that they would turn against them (Delise 97). Even when a dog fighting scene is raided by the police and they rescue the dogs most of them would be euthanized, because of a supposed killer instinct (Delise 96). Most cities would kill any pit bull that is loose, because of the rumors and some still do (Kalof). Ever since the media started bashing
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