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Idaho massacre of 570 wolves and wolf Pups bolsters alarm over Trump attack on endangered species

Conservation groups are raising alarm about the Trump administration’s push to lift protections for gray wolves across the country after an analysis revealed how a record-breaking 570 wolves, including dozens of pups, were brutally killed in Idaho over a recent one-year period. By Jessica Corbett Common Dreams “It’s sickening to see how wolves have been […]

September 20th

Idaho ends wolf extermination program (for now)

Good news, bad news. Idaho has halted a plan to eradicate two of the few remaining wolf packs in the US. But 9 animals have already been killed. Normally wolves are targeted by ranchers whose cattle are attacked (even though the government has compensation programs). But Golden Creek and Monumental Creek wolf packs live in the […]

January 27th

Sarah Palin’s Record on Killing Wolves is Brutal

The Republican vice presidential nominee’s Alaskan administration has not only supported the aerial hunting of adult wolves, but also the slaughter of their pups. Sarah Palin’s record is not very favorable for wildlife. She’s put efforts into undoing federal wildlife protections for polar bears and beluga whales in order to protect oil and gas drilling […]

September 12th