It’s hard for them to travel longer distances because highways hem them in, so they tend to inbreed.
The cyanide-spraying device was placed to kill coyotes.
Killing large predators to reduce livestock conflicts or benefit game populations has long been thought to be ineffective
So-called dangerous predators deserve much better treatment and respect, and I'm thrilled to see the publication of noted
Wildlife Services kills using taxpayers money, and I hope you'll take the time to write to members of Congress from your area to ask them to put them out of business once and for all.
Nestled in the fields of Nebraska is a farmhouse of horrors where government scientists experiment on pigs, cows and sheep with disturbing results and hardly any oversight. The purpose of this taxpayer-funded mad science is to maximize the meat industry's bottom line.
When you bite into a hamburger or steak, you already know the cost to the cow, but what about the wolves, coyotes, bears and other wildlife that were killed in getting that meat to your plate?
Think about what that means: Nearly 5,500 animals a day, 228 every hour, 5 every minute.
Ravens aren't the problem, and killing them isn't the solution. It would be better to listen to the message ravens bear about unstable ecosystems, and work towards restoration, rather than destroy our wild heritage.
We need to look at every government agency that either uses animals or is responsible for animal control to determine if low cost alternatives are available for research experiments or population control.
The Southwest's endangered Mexican gray wolves -- with just three breeding pairs left in the wild -- are hanging on by a thread. The last thing they need is one of their own gunned down by an employee of the government that's supposed to be nursing this wild population back to health.
Despite their immense importance, wolves are relentlessly persecuted by the livestock industry. These producers, as we show here, inflate the numbers of livestock losses from wolves.