Are humans less important than animals?

Ok,first I want to say that I am not a hunter,have never been a hunter and think hunting is the sickest form of "So called Sport" ever invented. That being said: Why does it seem that when ever we read or hear about a stranger being murdered most people wont think anything of it,yet when ever an animal... show more Ok,first I want to say that I am not a hunter,have never been a hunter and think hunting is the sickest form of "So called Sport" ever invented.
That being said:
Why does it seem that when ever we read or hear about a stranger being murdered most people wont think anything of it,yet when ever an animal is hurt or killed you get millions of people in an up roar about it. Do people find animal life more important than human?
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