24 Jul '11, 5am

New Mexico Lifts Trapping Ban | Care2 Causes

New Mexico Lifts Trapping Ban | Care2 Causes

On Thursday, New Mexico’s Game Commission voted unanimously on the Department of Game and Fish’s proposal to lift a ban on trapping of furbearing animals. A ban was put in place in parts of the state last year under former Governor Bill Richardson, who supported wolf recovery efforts and also noted that traps can’t differentiate between protected species and their target prey, according to the Associated Press. Concern over the threat of trapping to Mexican gray wolves is also a point of contention over the ban. Mexican gray wolves were listed under the Endangered Species Act in 1976, at which point they were essentially gone from the Southwest as a result of human encroachment into their territory and a government sanctioned killing spree. Today, there are only an estimated 50 in the U.S. At the time the ban was put in place, there had been six confirmed and three probabl...

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care2.com 24 Jul '11, 9pm

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treehugger.com 22 Jul '11, 5pm

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UK Badgers in Danger | Care2 Causes

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care2.com 22 Jul '11, 8pm

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care2.com 23 Jul '11, 3pm

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