Category: Animal Welfare

animal welfare

wolf conservation

Pack Disruption Causes Depredation The best way to control wolf populations and minimize livestock predation may be to stop shooting, trapping and poisoning them, Washington State University researchers say. A review of 25 years of data from lethal control programs from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services found that shooting and trapping the carnivores leads […]

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slaughter horse in U.S.

Mustangs Are Public Property On Public Land I drove out of Phoenix this week and stumbled across some small herds of wild horses. It’s been years since I last saw mustangs in Colorado. This treat really recharged my own spirit. I’ve always loved horses. I rode competitively as a kid in small western events. I […]

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prion disease research

Moose Population Decimated In Minnesota Editor’s Note: I’m shocked to read this detailed article about moose mortality in Minnesota, but no one mentioned chronic wasting disease (CWD). Since this unstoppable disease is ravaging Wisconsin’s deer and Saskatchewan’s deer and elk. Connect the dots and you have CWD in Minnesota. This and other wildlife maladies are […]

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slaughter horse in U.S.

Industry Killing Wild Horses Editor’s Note: The United States spends millions of taxpayer dollars every year terrorizing wild horses and burros on public lands in the West. They are stampeded for miles by low-flying helicopters. Those that aren’t killed or disabled in the panic await an equally horrific fate. Hopefully, a new report will help […]

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Sumatra Indonesia

Saving Animals, Endangered Species Like thousands of other people, I’m very concerned about the plight of animals on our beautiful, but vanishing planet. Animals around the world are under siege like never before. In many cases, the problems are escalating due to the anemic global economy. Rhinos, tigers, orangutans and many other species are critically […]

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