Mexican Grey Wolf Returns from Brink of Extinction

Mexican Grey Wolf Returns from Brink of Extinction

by Natasha Lasky, ODP Staff Writer The rarest subspecies of grey wolf in North America has doubled its population over the last five years. While the Mexican wolf had teetered on the brink of extinction, there are now 186 Mexican grey wolves in the wild in New Mexico and Arizona as a result of protections […]

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The Use of Cyanide Bombs in Predator Culling Left Uncertain by EPA

The Use of Cyanide Bombs in Predator Culling Left Uncertain by EPA

Sodium cyanide “bombs” or M-44s are devices used to kill predators by the USDA’s Wildlife Services in Western states where ranchers complain that these animals kill their herds. This outdated method of killing “nuisance” animals is not only inhumane but also not effective in protecting livestock. Additionally, these devices also kill pets and nearly killed […]

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