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Sep 15, 2011
Focus: Endangered Species
Action Request: Petition
Location: United States
In April 2011, Congress approved a budget rider removing wolves from the endangered species list in five states. Starting on September 3, 2011, hunters in Idaho and Montana received the green light to kill and trap native wolves. 11 wolves have been killed in the week since hunting season began.

According to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, only 566 wolves live in Montana, and 705 in Idaho. Despite these low numbers, Montana has set a kill quota of 220 wolves for the 2011 season, while Idaho has no set limit.

Wolves are a beautiful species that enrich the natural landscape. They control deer and elk populations, which preserves the balance of native plant life. They also control predators such as coyotes, which preserves native species such as snowshoe hares and the Canada lynx.

Please sign the petition to prevent further wolf hunting in Idaho and Montana.

Thank you so much!
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Posted: Sep 15, 2011 5:37pm


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