TV's nature shows

Regarding the editorial "The Thought Behind the Image," March 17: Until recently, nature programs focused on the tenderness of wild animals toward their young and animals resting and playing in their natural habitat. Generally viewers were left with good feelings. Now, as the editorial points out, we get vivid pictures of bestiality and brutality. This is neither necessary nor desirable. It just means another program to be turned off. G.P. Dean, Saginaw, Mich.

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