Wayne Meech admits he will probably buy Bambi for his two-year-old son, but confesses he has mixed feelings and worries the movie might scare the kid away from the joys of hunting.
Meech says the film may be a classic, but it gives a false idea that forests are filled with happy critters who frolic together, a view he describes as Fantasyland.
In his words, Ive never seen a deer hanging out with a skunk and a rabbit.
He worries that kids that explore nature will confuse cartoon animals that have human emotions with their real-life counterparts, that are much more predatory and dangerous.
Meech isnt exactly fawning over Bambi but does believe the movie can be a good starting point to educate kids about nature.
In fact, he plans to take his toddler out in the wild so he can see a mother deer kick away her baby when the fawn gets too close to her food source.
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