31 Aug '12, 9pm

Feds Betray Wyoming #Wolves: Shoot-on-sight killing of endangered wolves allowed in 30 days

Feds Betray Wyoming #Wolves: Shoot-on-sight killing of endangered wolves allowed in 30 days

Shoot-on-sight killing of endangered wolves allowed in 30 days The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service chose a blue moon to announce the delisting of the gray wolf in Wyoming, which will take effect in one month. Is it because a blue moon is also called the “betrayer moon,” or perhaps it’s just before a holiday weekend and they are hoping most won’t notice? By eliminating federal protections and handing wolf management over to Wyoming, the Fish and Wildlife Service’s decision will allow hunters, ranchers, wolf haters and anyone living or visiting Wyoming to commence unconditional wolf killing—without a license and by virtually any means in nearly 85 percent of the state. In the rest of the state, Wyoming will open up a hunting season on wolves immediately after it gains control. Last year, Congress gave hunters and trappers in Montana and Idaho the right to kill wolves that had...

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nrdc.org 31 Aug '12, 5pm

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earthjustice.org 31 Aug '12, 5pm

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biologicaldiversity.org 31 Aug '12, 7pm

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planetark.org 08 Sep '12, 8pm

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