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Open Season: Will Rebounding Wyoming Wolves Thrive Without US Protection?


Animals  (tags: wolves, endangered, animalwelfare, animals, animaladvocates, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, humans, habitat )

Cal
- 586 days ago - csmonitor.com
The US Fish and Wildlife Service dropped federal protections for reintroduced wolves in Wyoming Friday, part of a decades-long plan to bring back the howling of wolves while allowing 'trophy hunts' for the apex predator.



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pam w. (191)
Friday December 14, 2012, 10:06 pm
Without protection from those who have declared a mindless, meaningless WAR on wolves?

Never!
 

Jennifer C. (172)
Saturday December 15, 2012, 4:38 am
Thanks.
 

Sheila D. (24)
Saturday December 15, 2012, 9:53 am
No, they will not. If these ranchers are allowed to kill wolves because of the death of one or more of their livestock, even if it is not completely clear it was a wolf kill, then they will kill them all, as they did decades ago. Environmental agencies have tried to work with these ranchers, with some success, but that puts the responsibility of proving it was a wolf kill on the rancher. So, it looks like the wolves are destined for extinction in Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho, among others, if the government doesn't step up and take charge.
 

Marlene Dinkins (230)
Saturday December 15, 2012, 12:30 pm
noted , with out protection they will nor survive!!!!! this make me sick!!!! the laws in htis country are not good for animals!!! i"am sad and devatated , the wolves are beeing killed every day!!!! all the babies, the mothers, the fathers, the whole family!!!!!. nothing is stopping them!!!!! i only can just pray for them!!!! thnx cal!!!!!
 

Christeen Anderson (476)
Saturday December 15, 2012, 1:26 pm
They definately need our protection.
 

Ruth catchin up M. (252)
Saturday December 15, 2012, 3:13 pm
What is it about man who reintroduces a creature then decides to kill it again! The statement made about if it seems the wolf is becoming endangered it can go back on the endangered list again is ridiculous! Who does man think he is? This is playing right into the hands of the hunters and it really sickens me!
 

Sergio Padilla (62)
Saturday December 15, 2012, 4:12 pm
Such a shame what is happening, thanks
 

kye j. (41)
Saturday December 15, 2012, 4:42 pm
I am disgusted with the USA.
So bloody stupid and America wonders why its country has mass shootings where heaps of people are shot and killed. No wonder this happens America ,as your country is too stupid to realise you need to control weapons and ban the hunting mentality.Not enyone needs a gun.
The only good hunter is a dead one.Hunt the hunters!!!!

I am now boycotting travel annually to the USA for my annual holidays.No wonder the USA is going down the drain fast as no one wants to travel to this animal killing field.
 

Melania Padilla (173)
Saturday December 15, 2012, 5:41 pm
Thanks for posting, this is so wrong!
 

Sheila S. (63)
Saturday December 15, 2012, 6:44 pm
Even if one wants to honor the ranchers' rights to protect their livestock, how does that argument stand up when wolves are ambushed just outside Yellowstone National Park?
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday December 15, 2012, 6:50 pm
Lived in Wyoming and now in Id wow mindless killers who on,y care about beef!! If you want to save wolves STOP eating BEEF people
 

Dianne D. (453)
Saturday December 15, 2012, 8:51 pm
Wolves are very important to our eco-system. We must fight for them and get Ken Salazar out of office of the Sec. of Interiors and put someone in office that will help the wildlife and not the ranchers. After all, the person in that office is to work for the people and not just for one group of ranchers.
 

Christine Stewart (131)
Saturday December 15, 2012, 9:37 pm
Like Mary M said- BOYCOTT BEEF!
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday December 15, 2012, 9:58 pm
It seems the argument to kill wolves,noted,thanks.
 

Danuta Watola (1179)
Sunday December 16, 2012, 2:21 am
noted
 

Ruth S. (314)
Sunday December 16, 2012, 5:36 am
These people only care about Money, because sadly the cows will die, only they will die at the hands of the Ranchers!
 

Lois Jordan (55)
Sunday December 16, 2012, 12:59 pm
Noted. Thanks, Cal. I've signed many, many petitions to protect wolves and will continue to do so.
 
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