Many things contribute to big game deaths

Ticks, starvation – lots of things kill ungulates in Idaho :

Biologists track carcases in  E. Idaho riverThe Olympian

It will be interesting to see whether any anti-predator group sends out an alert about the vicious ticks devastating game species in Idaho.  Perhaps we’ll see some grandstanding about the need to control the hard winter at the next commissioner meeting ?

Presidential politics and wildlife

Imagine that !  A presidential candidate willing to speak up about wildlife !

Clinton  Reports on Washington WildlifeWall Street Journal Blog

Hey, it’s more than has been said by anyone else…

To be fair:

Green Evangelical Applauds McCain’s Environment Speech –  The Christian Post

Why Obama is Winning the WestNewWest

Somebody needs to clue these candidates into the idea that “environmental” policy has more to it than “energy” policy.

Wolf illegally shot in northwest Wyoming

A wolf was illegally shot in Wyoming, an endeavor it seems difficult to accomplish considering the state’s absurdly lax rules governing the killing of wolves as-is.

Wolf illegally shot in northwest WyomingAP

It’s lawlessness.

Groups: Stop hazing bison near Yellowstone

Groups: Stop hazing bison near YellowstoneJackson Hole Daily

It has got to be hell watching what is happening with those bison calves being pushed 20 + miles.

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