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Hunting & Wildlife Management

Connecticut Bear Scare -- False Alarm

For Immediate Release: 11 Jan. 2012

black bear

Contact: Nancy Rice
Friends of Animals
E-mail or Tel: 203.656.1522

Contact: Priscilla Feral,
President, Friends of Animals
E-mail or Tel: 203.656.1522

A Report From Canada: Russians Help Bring Canadian Seal Slaughter Closer to an End

Activists everywhere are cautiously applauding reports that Canada's annual seal slaughter is one step closer to the grave with the announcement that Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan won't import seal skins from Canada.

Bushmeat from Endangered Animals Feeds Hungry: Study

by Brian Clark Howard of National Geographic News

Excerpt:

Perhaps not surprisingly, not everyone is on board with that idea, either. Priscilla Feral, president of the animal rights group Friends of Animals, told News Watch via email, "When lemurs and bats are wiped out of Madagascar, do goats appear to feed children, or do plant-based diets provide the best means for feeding a hungry world?"

Deer Hunt Cancelled One Day Before Killing Was To Begin

As Friends of Animals Staffers Expose Committee Activity

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Since 1997, when Darien's First Selectman appointed the Darien Deer Management Committee with Kent Haydock as chair, the town has pursued deer "as Public Enemy Number 1," said Priscilla Feral, president of the Darien-based Friends of Animals.

Darien suspends town deer hunt indefinitely

The Darien Times

Written by Susan Shultz

Darien-based animal rights organization Friends of Animals has vocally opposed the hunt each year since it started in 2005. The organization also filed a formal complaint with the state's Freedom of Information office regarding lack of response by the town to its requests for information regarding the Deer Management Commission.

Howl-In and Press Conference for Wolves at Montana State Capital

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photo by John Hyde

Friday, October 14th, 12pm-2pm, Gov. Schweitzer's Office, Helena, Montana

Join Friends of Animals members, Predator Defense and other wolf advocates to deliver an urgent message straight to Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer's door: Stop slaughtering wolves in Montana.

Little Red Rider and the Big Bad Wolf Hunt

The Huffington Post

by Brenda Peterson

The wolf hunt that begins this week in Idaho, Wyoming, and Montana is as grim as the Grimm's fairy tale. Ever since the bloody wolf-delisting rider was slipped into a recent budget bill, this myth is driving wildlife politics. And it's still the same ending: The wolf must die. The heroic hunter rescues the grandmother and little girl. Everyone lives happily ever after, except, of course, the wild wolf.

Howl-In, Phone-In for Wolves, Tues. Aug. 30 in New York City

wolves
photo by John Hyde

The New York City office of Friends of Animals is staging a Howl-in, Phone-In to protest a wolf extermination scheme set to begin in Idaho on Tuesday, August 30, 2011, and in Montana on September 3rd.

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