Posted by: Sandy Steinman | March 31, 2021

In Montana, Bears and Wolves Become Part of the Culture Wars

The New York Times reports

The politics of predators seem poised to enter a new chapter in the state, which now seems intent on reviving some of the practices of a century ago that virtually exterminated wolves from Montana.

Several bills …. that would allow for more killing of wolves in the state to drive down their numbers. Practices that are being proposed include the use of spotlights at night, which is considered unethical because it temporarily blinds the animal; hunting animals by luring them with bait like wild game or commercial scents; night vision scopes and widening use of neck snares that catch and choke animals to death.

Read more at  In Montana, Bears and Wolves Become Part of the Culture Wars – The New York Times


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