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𝗧𝗵𝗶𝘀 𝘀𝘁𝗼𝗿𝘆 𝗼𝗿𝗶𝗴𝗶𝗻𝗮𝗹𝗹𝘆 𝗮𝗶𝗿𝗲𝗱 𝗼𝗻 𝟮𝟮 𝗝𝗮𝗻𝘂𝗮𝗿𝘆 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟯.
The number of pit bull attacks in South Africa is alarming. Last year, a three-year-old toddler was brutally mauled to death by two aggressive pit bulls. The young boy is just one of several who’ve died or been severely injured by this unpredictable breed. Originally bred as fighting dog – able to kill opponents quickly and viciously while enduring excruciating pain – critics say it’s no wonder there’s now a pit bull problem. Poor breeding coupled with a genetic code wired for violence are a blueprint for tragedy. Others, though, argue that the animals’ owners are to blame. Amid growing calls for a ban on the breed, Carte Blanche investigates.