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Fans of wolves clash with livestock ranchers

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That petition is still pending. Officials at the California Department of Fish and Wildlife expect more wolves to eventually disperse into California. About 350 wolf advocates marched from a nearby hotel and dominated a hearing Tuesday in Denver, The Denver Post reported. The turnout was similar Friday in Sacramento. The ranchers who spoke were often met with skeptical outbursts from the crowd.

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Wolf protection plan raises hackles in Southwest

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Parents consider the “kid cages” a reasonable precaution. Defenders of the wolves note there have been no documented wolf attacks in New Mexico or Arizona. The group offered literature by Ayn Rand and screened the documentary “Wolves in Government Clothing,” which equated rampaging wolves with an out-of-control federal government. Said one Arizona rancher at the event: “Is this politically driven?

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Hearing in Sacramento Nov. 22 on proposal to remove gray wolf from endangered species list

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But a gray wolf known as OR7 spent more than a year in Northern California after migrating from Oregon. That wolf crossed back into Oregon on March 1. Officials at the California Department of Fish and Wildlife expect more wolves to eventually disperse into California. That petition is still pending. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service also extended the public comment period on the federal delisting proposal for the wolf.

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3 Mexican wolves to be removed after attacks

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…22–LAS CRUCES — Wolves and cattle ranchers have come head to head again in the Gila and Apache national forests. Attacks on livestock have prompted the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to issue orders to remove three Mexican wolves from the New Mexico and Arizona land where the endangered species is being reintroduced, according to internal memorandums. The service says its goal is to capture the wolves alive and hold them in captivity, likely in one of the service’s 52 breeding…

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Field reports: Wisconsin Wolf Hunt Underway and Other News

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The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources warns hunters about the potential dangers of hunting in open water late in the season. Many open-water hunters use layout boats. A layout boat is a one- or two-person boat with a very shallow draft and extremely low sides. Do not hunt during rough weather and stormy conditions. –Most duck boats don’t make good tender boats.

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