14 Nov '11, 8pm

No longer protected by Endangered Species Act, Rocky Mountain wolves being slaughtered en masse via @earthislandjrnl

getfactsstraight, maybe you should get YOUR facts straight. I have looked at two scientific studies that examined prey utilization by wolves. They do not leave their kills uneaten “half the time.” Surplus killing by wolves is relatively uncommon, it has its roots in survival needs (wolves don’t know how successful they will be in the hunt, so they get what they can, while they can), and they are certainly not the only predator that occasionally leaves prey uneaten. Even humans waste meat (how many times have you seen someone throw away a half-eaten hamburger?). I am not “ruling from afar” either; I live here in Montana, and I am not buying all of the scaremongering about wolves destroying other wildlife. The people promoting one species over another are the anti-wolf hunters, who want large numbers—possibly an overpopulation—of elk and deer so that they will always have ea...

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