110 Wolves Have Been Killed After Day 8 Of Hunting Season


Exposing the Big Game

http://news.wpr.org/post/110-wolves-have-been-killed-after-day-8-hunting-season

By Chuck Quirmbach

The Department of Natural Resources says that as of Wednesday morning, 110 wolves have been killed in the wolf hunting and trapping season.

The season just started last week. Last year, 117 wolves were killed during the entire two month season. DNR official Tom Hauge says the faster pace of this year’s harvest remains a bit of a mystery.

“We really don’t have any good ideas as to why that is,” says Hauge. “But the trappers are out in large numbers this year and are having some good success.”

Most of the 110 wolves killed this year, were first caught in traps. Two people concerned about the possibility of using dogs to hunt wolves testified before the DNR Board today. Dogs are banned from the wolf hunt until December 2.

A wolf-hunting zone in far northeastern…

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“Bunny Slayer” Patrick Durkin Publishes Hit Piece on Professor Adrian Treves


Wisconsin Wildlife Ethic-Vote Our Wildlife

Before I get into the main topic of this post it must be noted that as of this morning, October 21, 2013, Wisconsin wolf haters have “reported” killing 85 (EIGHTY FIVE) wolves since last Tuesday. And those are just the reported ones. Even more disturbing is that the Facebook wolf hating site is showing pictures of multiple wolves killed at the same time none of which have been “tagged” in clear violation of state law. That site continues to post comments advocating poaching and eradication of the entire Wisconsin wolf population. If the DNR truly cared about enforcing the law and promoting so called “ethical” hunting they would monitor that disgusting website and investigate the blatant law violations. Sadly they do not care and the unethical boasting and promotion of poaching will continue. Now on to the “Bunny Slayer,” Patrick Durkin and his tripe.

Last year DNR apologist, “outdoors writer,”…

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Kenya to Microchip Every Rhino’s Horn


Igor Purlantov

Microchips will be placed in the horn of every rhinoceros in Kenya in an ambitious bid to tackle the scourge of poaching, wildlife officials have announced.  The World Wildlife Fund donated the chips as well as five scanners at a cost of $15,000 (£9,400). Tracking the rhinos – there are more than 1,000 in Kenya – to dart them and fit the device will cost considerably more.

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Good African wildlife news


Dear Kitty. Some blog

This video says about itself:

An elephant gives birth during our trip to Amboseli National Park in Kenya and in the half hour we are allowed to observe tries to coax the newborn to his feet.

From Wildlife Extra:

Amboseli is on the road to recovery

Census shows wildlife is making a strong recovery on KenyaTanzania border

October 2013: Numbers of elephants and other large mammals in Amboseli National Park on the Kenya-Tanzania border are recovering from the devestating drought that occurred here between 2008 and 2010, results from the first census since the disaster shows.

Kenya Wildlife Service and Tanzania wildlife authorities conduct both a wet and a dry aerial census every three years in the Amboseli West Kilimanjaro and Magadi Natron cross border landscape. This year’s counts showed that numbers have increased by 12 percent during the dry season, from 1,065 in 2010 to 1,193…

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