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Alaska trapper shoots horse, uses it as wolf bait and snares important female wolf from Denali National Park

Contact: Rick Steiner, Professor and Conservation Biologist
Oasis Earth, Anchorage
907-360-4503

May 18, 2012 -- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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Protect the Wyoming Wolf

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Image courtesy U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Submit your comments to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service ON OR BEFORE May 16

Urge the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to KEEP Wyoming wolves under the federal protection of the Endangered Species Act. Please see sample comments below.

APNewsBreak: US appeals court allows wolf hunts

By MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - A federal appeals court on Wednesday rejected a lawsuit from conservation groups that want to block wolf hunts that have killed more than 500 of the predators across the Northern Rockies in recent months.

The ruling from a three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Congress had the right to intervene when it stripped protections from wolves last spring.

Wolves to the Slaughter

The American Prospect

by Christopher Ketcham

March 13, 2012

The reintroduction of the gray wolf to the Northern Rockies was an ecological success story-until big money, old superstitions, and politics got in the way.

Public Comment Opposing De-Listing of Wolves in Wyoming

Friends of Animals would like to thank Jay S. Mallonee of Wolf and Wildlife Studies and Jay Tutchton of WildEarth Guardians for their research and collaboration.

Back from Pasadena.The Struggle for Wolves Continues

Priscilla Feral

Dear Friends of Animals,

I have just returned from Pasadena, where I stood on your behalf in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals as an Amicus Curiae - Friend of the Court.

WolvesAnother voice howls in

by Alex Sakariassen, Missoula News

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Priscilla Feral has been fighting to protect Alaska's wolves for years. Since 2002, she says, the era of "horrible, draconian wolf control programs" has returned. Wolf hatred followed former governor Frank Murkowski into office. It ran rampant during Sarah Palin's administration. Gov. Sean Parnell has done nothing to stop it.

Protesters gather in Helena to protest wolf hunt

KXLH Helena News
Protesters gather in Helena to protest wolf hunt

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About two dozen people have gathered in front of the Capitol in Helena to protest the hunting of wolves in Montana.

People from several wolf-advocacy groups are holding signs and howling, and plan to deliver their message to Governor Brian Schweitzer.

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