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Lawsuit Launched to Protect Rare Lynx From Traps in Idaho


Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, lynx )

Cher
- 161 days ago - enewspf.com
Three conservation groups initiated a lawsuit today against the governor of Idaho and other state officials to halt trapping that illegally kills one of the rarest cats in the United States, the Canada lynx.



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Kit B. (276)
Monday April 7, 2014, 3:10 pm

The best plan is no traps used at all for any reason.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (452)
Monday April 7, 2014, 3:37 pm
Whatever it takes for their security.
 

Elizabeth M. (66)
Monday April 7, 2014, 4:23 pm
Do not trap the elusive Canada Lynx, they are endangered. Better still quit usisng traps!!
Thanks Cher.
 

Jude Hand (59)
Monday April 7, 2014, 4:42 pm
Noted. I hope that it does go through but, if not, I'm ready for immediate followup. Sad that folks don't seem to know the concept of how rare animals like these are; the sadder thing is that many don't care. Care2rs, I've a brother who's a retired State Senator's aide. He's always said that letters matter more to these guys than petitions. Something to think about....
 

Christine Stewart (131)
Monday April 7, 2014, 4:48 pm
Damn those awful a**holes who covet the fur for frivolous luxury items.
 

Rae Nelson (47)
Monday April 7, 2014, 5:47 pm
Noted. No traps!
 

Mitchell D. (131)
Monday April 7, 2014, 6:08 pm
I hope the suits succeed!
 

Cynthia no frwd B. (261)
Monday April 7, 2014, 10:36 pm
Right on! NO traps
 

Victoria P. (32)
Monday April 7, 2014, 10:39 pm
Hope they are protected. Traps are just horrible..
 

Lynn Squance (232)
Monday April 7, 2014, 11:26 pm
This is one way to hunt Otter for his pelt! May the lawsuits work! How about some enforcable laws banning hunting and traps.
 

. (0)
Tuesday April 8, 2014, 1:29 am
𝖎 𝖍𝖔𝖕𝖊 𝖙𝖍𝖊𝖞 𝖆𝖗𝖊 𝖘𝖚𝖈𝖈𝖊𝖘𝖘𝖋𝖚𝖑 . 𝖙𝖍𝖆𝖓𝖐𝖘 𝖈𝖍𝖊𝖗!
 

Michelle R. (120)
Tuesday April 8, 2014, 1:43 am
Noted and shared, using traps is just cruel and wrong!
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday April 8, 2014, 5:09 am
Noted, ty Cher.
 

Marianne R. (101)
Tuesday April 8, 2014, 5:13 am
Noted
 

Winn Adams (192)
Tuesday April 8, 2014, 6:36 am
Noted
 

Sara P. (57)
Tuesday April 8, 2014, 6:43 am
I strongly hope that this three conservation groups will win this important fight!!! Thanks for sharing Cher.
 

Dawn Mason (108)
Tuesday April 8, 2014, 7:39 am
Noted
 

Ruth S. (307)
Tuesday April 8, 2014, 8:22 am
Please let these animals live in peace!
 

Stardust Noel (52)
Tuesday April 8, 2014, 9:25 am
Noted & shared.
 

Panchali Yapa (13)
Tuesday April 8, 2014, 10:39 am
Thank you
 

Laura Menighetti (19)
Tuesday April 8, 2014, 4:07 pm
Noted. Thank you!!!!
 

gabriele jefferson (147)
Tuesday April 8, 2014, 4:18 pm
noted, shared on fb, twitter, google+
 

Nelson Baker (0)
Tuesday April 8, 2014, 6:08 pm
We need a federal ban on traps.
 

Val M. (76)
Wednesday April 9, 2014, 4:38 am
"“Idaho is the crossroads for lynx, allowing a healthy mixing between Rockies and Canadian populations. If we lose the lynx in Idaho, the whole western U.S. population is at risk.” "
 

Sylvie A. (137)
Wednesday April 9, 2014, 11:51 am
Notée, merci.
 

MaicaPartTime B. (94)
Wednesday April 9, 2014, 10:25 pm
Noted, thx Cher
 

Jana DiCarlo (47)
Sunday April 20, 2014, 6:26 am
NO TRAPS EVER FOR ANY REASON
 
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