It is a shame that things have to die, and yet it gives us a chance to examine the beauty of the creature close up, the delicacy of the feathers and their unique colours even in photography not displayed with precision. And if you ever wanted to draw dragon claws, well these would be the ones I'd use.
But does he think thats the right way to do that? I mean... it is just an animal... For me it does not matter if its dead or alive. However, people should not be forced to touch dead things if they do not want to