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Idaho Has Changed the Definition of a Wolf "Breeding Pair"

Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, conservation, environment, wildlife )

- 1894 days ago -
There is a legal definition for a wolf "breeding pair"(defined as 2 wolves of opposite sex and adequate age, capable of producing offspring) Instead, Idaho Dept of Fish & Game classifies any 2 adult wolves, regardless of sex, as a "breeding pair".


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Kathleen R (192)
Tuesday January 14, 2014, 11:19 am
Idaho is at it again. I don't think Idaho allows same sex marriages, but it's ok if your a wolf, also know in Idaho as wolf breeding pair. Is Idaho really in the United States?

Roseann d (178)
Tuesday January 14, 2014, 11:25 am
Sounds like Idaho needs some sex education. Also sounds like the Delisting is causing the Feds much more problems and hassles than just keeping them listed. DUH!

Kathleen R (192)
Tuesday January 14, 2014, 11:31 am
Cont'd. What's going on in Idaho is so they can inflate the number of family groups, so they can continue to hold killing contests. They are even setting up a new department funded by ranchers and hunters (surprise, surprise) to set hunting numbers.

Roseann d (178)
Tuesday January 14, 2014, 11:33 am
That's horrible news Kathleen. There's no reason the Bubba Burpwads of Idaho should be in charge and have the only say on the fate of wolves and other wildlife. Relist them and stop this crap.

Kay M (347)
Tuesday January 14, 2014, 11:55 am

Sheila D (194)
Tuesday January 14, 2014, 12:56 pm
Seems like these people need a refresher course on the definition of "breeding"

Constance F (418)
Wednesday January 15, 2014, 1:31 am
this is a great article that symbolizes and exposes the filthy corruption at the core of current wolf policy ~ and not just in idaho. the integrity of ESA has been gutted ~ the deepest and unprecedented slash back in 2011, and again with the push to delist entirely. the USFWS wants to wash their hands of wolves entirely and turn them over to state management. the big picture of which idaho is one of the players. "I question whether there are adequate regulatory mechanisms in place to protect wolves in Idaho now that Idaho has taken over management of them. You should too."

Daniel Partlow (179)
Wednesday January 15, 2014, 6:47 am
Insane! Let them live!

Birgit W (160)
Wednesday January 15, 2014, 6:55 am

PlsNoMessage se (588)
Wednesday January 15, 2014, 7:00 am
I did not know there was so many small and unbrave men and woman in the world. I now understand most of them are in the hunting business. Was they bullied at school? Have the woman not courage enough to take a stand amongst the men? Have the men too small penis? Nothing to be ashamed of, but don`t let it out on our wild animals or any animals at all. You only make yourself smaller in the eyes of other humans...............

Nicole W (646)
Wednesday January 15, 2014, 7:03 am
very sad, ty Kathleen

JL A (281)
Wednesday January 15, 2014, 7:35 am
Ripe for a legal challenge due to absurdity.

Shelli S (374)
Wednesday January 15, 2014, 8:31 am
Where the hell are the rights of wolves, they seem 2 have disintegrated them into oblivion.This is so distressing, just waiting 4 all these wolves 2 die a horrible death..tearing wolves down & apart. This is absurd.

Barry AWAY T (937)
Wednesday January 15, 2014, 8:51 am
If we talk about wolves - or any other members of the wild world - the defenders of the most destructive culture in this planets history suggest that humans have "dominion" over all other living things.

After all, it IS in the Bible!

If we talk about women, the people of colour (color for the Americans), the working poor, the poor who can't get work, the third world, the second world, or those left out in the cold in the 1st world (where the hell did these numbers come from? How did we get to be 1st yet again? No wonder so many of the original peoples refused to count!), it becomes clear that all that matters is the 1% (it's actually less than 1%).

If you talk about the unborn, THEN you can get "them" all excited because here they can claim to be "pro-life" without extending rights, obligations or a share of the wealth to a single living (i.e. actually born) human being.

And finally it becomes clear what "they" really care about.

Barry AWAY T (937)
Wednesday January 15, 2014, 8:54 am
noted, shared, shared the article it points to, clobbered some people over the head with it (they still don't listen lol) (:

Frances Darcy (92)
Wednesday January 15, 2014, 9:30 am

Carol C (97)
Wednesday January 15, 2014, 11:26 am
Noted. Thank you.

Past Member (0)
Wednesday January 15, 2014, 11:33 am
I'm glad I don't live in Idaho, there are some sick people there, I can't understand this hatred for wolves, it is so sad .I wish the wolves would turn on them, but that would just be another reason to kill .
Noted & passed.

Past Member (0)
Wednesday January 15, 2014, 11:59 am
This just sounds so ridiculous, have they nothing better to do? This does not sounds right at all, what the hell is their agenda?

Waltraud U (85)
Wednesday January 15, 2014, 12:33 pm

Michela M (3964)
Wednesday January 15, 2014, 2:18 pm

Kathleen R (192)
Wednesday January 15, 2014, 2:33 pm
If may add a personal note. These idiots in Idaho, and also the ones in Wyoming, Montana, Michigan, other Midwest and southern states are the ones holding up any reasonable, sane gun laws to protect our children and adults.

Kelly D (46)
Wednesday January 15, 2014, 3:14 pm
noted thank you

Christine Stewart (134)
Wednesday January 15, 2014, 4:51 pm
Outrageous. Please boycott Idaho potatoes and anything Idaho is known for!

LaurenBackSoon Kozen (173)
Wednesday January 15, 2014, 5:19 pm
Very Sad.
Noted & Shared. Thanks for posting.

Gina Caracci (219)
Wednesday January 15, 2014, 6:39 pm
Barry hit it on the head...

some humans are the lowest of the low and Im so done..the black rhino is gone..wolves, elephants and tigers are following quickly

Shirley S (187)
Wednesday January 15, 2014, 7:24 pm

Laurie H (818)
Wednesday January 15, 2014, 9:11 pm
So Sadly noted, SO VERY frustrated with this insanity!!! There is a real war on our wildlife happening---it's real, it's been happening for some now, it 's the sad truth. How I wish we could turn the tables on the murderers of the innocent & voiceless!!!~ Thanks so much Kathleen!!~

John B (185)
Wednesday January 15, 2014, 9:12 pm
Thanks Kathleen for the link to the article by Mr. Cole. Same sex or not, just stop the killing. Read and angrily noted.

Nancy Black (308)
Wednesday January 15, 2014, 10:17 pm
Noted, tweeted, shared, tweeted, shared. Wolves are a part of the food chain and ecosystem; We kill all the wolves, we destroy our ecosystem.

Carla van der Meer (648)
Wednesday January 15, 2014, 11:14 pm
How well this revisionist biology works out for their ruthlessness

Marie W (67)
Wednesday January 15, 2014, 11:39 pm
So now all wolves are either hermaphrodites or bisexual and we all know how much ID loves LBGT.

John Holton (344)
Thursday January 16, 2014, 6:28 am
S and N

kate K (481)
Thursday January 16, 2014, 8:14 am
Just horrible

Jae A (316)
Thursday January 16, 2014, 10:47 am
:-( ....more bogus corporate 'green light$' at the expense of our wildlife...;in this case.... a national treasure.... defenseless wolves. Too sad.

SusanAWAY A (219)
Thursday January 16, 2014, 10:06 pm
More BS from Idaho :( Noted and shared.

fly bird (26)
Friday January 17, 2014, 7:37 am
good grief!!! what kind of people are running this shambles???

cynthia l (207)
Saturday January 18, 2014, 11:29 am
Boycott Idaho! this is so wrong on so many levels Stop the insanity and bias and more to the point the genocide thx again Kathleen

Past Member (0)
Saturday January 25, 2014, 8:01 pm
Green stars sent..very god comments here,so sad about the wolves,shared,posted in my groups,tweeted,fb and forwarded----ty

aj E (164)
Tuesday January 28, 2014, 11:13 am

Susanne R (236)
Tuesday January 28, 2014, 11:25 am
My security program blocked access to the site. I think their settings are too high. Sorry I missed the article.
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