This little-noticed court settlement will probably save millions of animals

Keep in mind that the USDA Wildlife Services will do a deer count in our township and will hand down a plan to lethally remove them from the little slivers of public land in our peaceful neighborhoods. Please call your commissioner to object to this delusion. We hardly have any deer at all.

Exposing the Big Game

October 13 at 2:57 PM

Somewhere in America, a wild animal is about to die.

A leg trap has been set. Bait laced with poison has been laid out. A cage that no one will check for days is open and inviting with food inside. A little-known division of the federal Agriculture Department called Wildlife Services kills about 4,000 animals every day. Many of them are invasive species that don’t belong in the United States, but to the dismay of conservationists, native animals such as beavers, bears, wolves, bobcats, alligators, prairie dogs, otters and owls are also being snuffed out.

Last year, 3.2 million animals were killed. Over the past 10 years, the toll surpasses 35 million. But a recent settlement reached at a…

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