Monthly Archives: January 2016

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Second Senate bill has wolf delisting amendment 

      Evidently, The President needs a Petition to put a stop to this removal... then needs to outlaw Legislation riders that would never make it on their own merits... Senators like this Republican RON JOHSON need to learn they were elected into office... To do what the public wants... Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., on Friday said he introduced an amendment that would remove wolves from federal Endangered Species Act protections in four states. Johnson added the provision to de-list wolves in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan and Wyoming to the upcoming Energy Policy Modernization Act that has not yet seen [...]

By | 2016-01-31T08:57:31+00:00 January 31st, 2016|Minnesota|0 Comments

Ranchers and hunters intent on wiping out wild horses wolves bison | Examiner.com

  According to this morning's update from Buffalo Field Campaign Outreach, 120 genetically distinct and valuable bison from the nation's only continuously free-roaming, wild and migratory herd, have already lost their lives to placate both surrounding ranchers and public-lands 'welfare' ranchers. The stated reasons are to stop the possibility of transmitting brucellosis to domestic stock, which fear-mongerers misrepresent as a hazard of having bison herds nearby. In fact this is a disease originally brought over by European cattle and while many bison are now infected , the zoönosis is actually spread via domestic cattle or wild elk. In fact, one [...]

By | 2016-01-30T19:28:30+00:00 January 30th, 2016|National|0 Comments

DNA indicates long-ago Southland wolf was actually a Mexican gray 

DNA indicates long-ago Southland wolf was actually a Mexican gray   The only wolf ever documented in Southern California may have been a victim of mistaken identity nearly a century ago. The 100-pound male wolf was pursuing a bighorn sheep in the Mojave Desert's rugged Providence Mountains in 1922 when a steel-jaw trap clamped onto one of its legs. Based on measurements of its skull, biologists at the time determined that it was a lone Southern Rocky Mountain gray wolf that had wandered out of a population in southern Nevada. But a different story is emerging from a study of [...]

By | 2016-01-29T08:39:56+00:00 January 29th, 2016|California|0 Comments