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U.S. Will Let Otters Roam Along Southern California Coastline


Animals  (tags: otters, animals, animal welfare, ggreen, government, wildlife, protection, nature, humans, habitat, animalwelfare, animals, protection, GoodNews, wildlife, wildanimals, environment )

Cal
- 580 days ago - latimes.com
After 25 years, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service decided to end its program of relocating the mammals, calling the effort a failure. Fishermen complain.



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John B. (215)
Friday December 21, 2012, 5:03 pm
Thanks cal for the link to the article by Kenneth R. Weiss About time. I can't believe that it took 25 years to figure out the program was a failure. Read and noted.

 

Terry V. (30)
Friday December 21, 2012, 5:10 pm
It took them 25 years??? Jeez.........................

Tribute to Otters
 

Sue H. (7)
Friday December 21, 2012, 5:37 pm
Good news indeed.
 

Stan B. (123)
Friday December 21, 2012, 5:47 pm
Happy to hear it. Thanks Cal.
 

Christeen Anderson (476)
Friday December 21, 2012, 6:01 pm
Yea. This is good news. Thank you.
 

Nancy Anderson (20)
Friday December 21, 2012, 9:20 pm
Good news :-)
 

Danuta Watola (1179)
Saturday December 22, 2012, 3:10 am
noted
 

John S. (297)
Saturday December 22, 2012, 5:19 am
Thanks for the post.
 

Theodore Shayne (56)
Saturday December 22, 2012, 8:33 am
Noted & posted
 

Patricia H. (468)
Saturday December 22, 2012, 8:33 am
noted and shared
 

Veronique L. (210)
Saturday December 22, 2012, 8:34 am
Thanks Cal for sharing these good news!
 

Kay M. (354)
Saturday December 22, 2012, 9:09 am
thanks.
 

Sergio Padilla (62)
Saturday December 22, 2012, 9:21 am
Thanks
 

Darla Taylor (110)
Saturday December 22, 2012, 9:45 am
Noted. Can't believe it took them 25 years to figure out that an otter free zone wouldn't work. Thanks so much, Cal.
 

Angelica C. (84)
Saturday December 22, 2012, 10:17 am
Mitigation can be disastrous. The homing instincts of some animals cause them to seek out their former natural habitats. This means that a lot of them wind up as road kill on highways as they try to make their way home.
 

Isabelle J. (87)
Saturday December 22, 2012, 12:27 pm
25 Years !
 

kye j. (41)
Saturday December 22, 2012, 12:37 pm
Good news but I hope they don't end up being killed by motor vehicles. on the roads
 

Kate A. (10)
Saturday December 22, 2012, 1:09 pm
Done, thank u
 

Muriel Servaege (38)
Saturday December 22, 2012, 2:01 pm
And it took them 25 years to figure that out! I hope the animals won't end up being run over.
 

Suheyla C. (229)
Saturday December 22, 2012, 2:14 pm
Thanks
 

janet f. (29)
Saturday December 22, 2012, 3:29 pm
"In a deal with fishermen, the government declared waters south of Point Conception to be off limits to otters."

Did the otters really agree to this or is this just a unilateral decision?
 

Mary Donnelly (47)
Saturday December 22, 2012, 5:08 pm
Thanks Cal--pleased to read this one.
 

Dianne D. (453)
Saturday December 22, 2012, 7:54 pm
Great news. Otters are so entertaining. We all should have the care free spirit like the otter.
 

Jennifer C. (172)
Sunday December 23, 2012, 2:52 am
Thanks.
 

Ruth S. (314)
Sunday December 23, 2012, 7:05 am
I agree with everyone that said that it took 25 years to understand that its not working.
Maybe they are mentally handicapped?
 

Jill Vickerman (426)
Sunday December 23, 2012, 7:50 am
Thank goodness, i hate to think hat happened during those 25 years.No offense meant but Fishermen always complain, if they are not complaining about the Otters they are complaining about the seals. I know that they shoot the seals here from their boats, even though its against the law.
 

Ingrid A. (530)
Sunday December 23, 2012, 10:21 am
Even mentally handicapped people probably would understand that its not working.
 

Petra M. (252)
Sunday December 23, 2012, 5:38 pm
Thanks Cal!
 

Kathleen R. (138)
Sunday December 23, 2012, 6:37 pm
noted & read
 

Alexandra Rodda (176)
Monday December 24, 2012, 4:10 am
Otters are so much fun to watch. they should be honored as teachers of how to enjoy life.
 

Past Member (0)
Monday December 24, 2012, 12:39 pm
Thanks for the good news. Love these guys...25 years is a long time...but better late than never.
 
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