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Protect Wolves or Hunt Them? Western States are in the Crosshairs

posted Nov 3, 2016, 10:01 AM by chloe owens

7/26/16, by Elaine Povich, Stateline

Protect wolves or hunt them?  Western states are in the crosshairs

…In extreme northeastern Washington state, the hope is not only that the lamb will avoid sickness and injury so its mother will raise it, but that an increasing number of gray wolves won’t make it their pray…Packs of wolves are harassing ranchers, and their sheep and cattle. And states are trying to walk the line between the ranchers, who view the animals as an economic and physical menace, and environmentalists, who see their reintroduction as a success story.