Make A Difference For Wolves!!
Interior Department’s decision imperils wolves, Endangered Species Act
By Jamie Rappaport Clark
Friday, January 1, 2010
Note: This is a good editorial from Defenders but the author only mentions wolves killed in the hunts. The author states there are 1350 wolves remaining from a population of 1650. The figure is really 1136 and declining. Another 81 wolves are left to be killed in Idaho and Wildlife Services is gunning for wolves in 6 different packs in Montana.
More then 500 wolves are dead in the Northern Rockies, 214 killed in the combined hunts and 300 wolves lost to Wildlife Services, poachers, ranchers and natural mortality. Wildlife Services is as big a threat to the gray wolf as the hunts. We can’t forget that and should include it any discussion concerning the slaughter of America’s wolves.
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