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  •  delisting wolves in 48 states will affect WI (2+ / 0-)
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    since wolves naturally migrate and colonize and do not respect state lines. If wolves are slaughtered in an adjacent state, the survivors might leave that state and settle in WI.

    I should note that 4 research wolves with radio collars were killed in the WI trapping and shooting spree.

    To thine ownself be true

    by Agathena on Tue Jun 11, 2013 at 03:10:50 PM PDT

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    •  I certainly agree with this line (0+ / 0-)
      wolves naturally migrate and colonize and do not respect state lines
      Nor national lines. Wolves in N America have scientifically been one large population stretching across the polar regions to Alaska and  down into the very top of the US.

      That's why the only international agency charged with rating species according to their scientific danger of extinction has always rated wolves at their very lowest rating. "least concern" 60,000 individuals at a guess.

      http://www.iucnredlist.org/...

      Same rating as the gray squirrel.

      How big is your personal carbon footprint?

      by ban nock on Tue Jun 11, 2013 at 03:56:36 PM PDT

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      •  The delisting in the USA will harm Canadian wolves (1+ / 0-)
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        who wander across the border.

        Wolves in Northern Canada are being slaughtered by the thousands.  Part of the Tar Sands terracide is destroying their habitat, their migratory path, their food and water. In response our government has begun to kill thousands of wolves, blaming them for the caribou decline.

        I wonder what the wolf rating is in Alberta, Canada.

        To thine ownself be true

        by Agathena on Tue Jun 11, 2013 at 05:39:38 PM PDT

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