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Endangered species, caged in fright,
Shot in cold blood, no chance to fight.
The stage is set, now pay the price.
An ego boost, don't think twice.
Technology, the battle's unfair,
You pull the hammer without a care.
Squeeze the trigger that makes you Man,
Pseudo-safari, the hunt is canned...
The hunt is canned.

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All are gone, all but one.
No contest, nowhere to run.
No more left, only one.
This is it, this is the Countdown to Extinction.

Tell the truth, you wouldn't dare.
The skin and trophy, oh so rare.
Silence speaks louder than words.
Ignore the guilt, and take your turn.
Liars anagram is "lairs,"
Man you were never even there.
Killed a few feet from the cages,
Point blank, you're so courageous...
So courageous.

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One hour from now,
Another species of life form
Will disappear off the face of the planet
Forever...and the rate is accelerating.

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  • delgado73
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    delgado73Mar 20, 2009 at 12:37 pm
    The meaning to this song is obvious, all it's saying is that when we lose a species we lose it forever and that it makes us come that much closer to cuasing a complete inbalance in the ecosystem. The basic message of this song is that we need to try our best to save the world and all its species

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