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originally posted by: Tarzan the apeman.
a reply to: Lumenari
Heard one the other day about wolves.............Shoot shut-up and shovel. If they come off the list though, I hope this time man is responsible enough to keep them off.
- from my post in 2012 - www.abovetopsecret.com...
The Canadian Gray Wolf was introduced as a “nonessential experimental” species as defined by the Endangered Species Act. The ESA only allows the introduction of an “experimental species” when the original native species is extinct. But the Idaho Timberwolf was not extinct; we had about 80 of them. These Timberwolves were documented by recognized experts. No problem for the federal government, they just solved that dilemma by lying. Consequently, the introduction of the Canadian Gray Wolf into Idaho was based on fraud. source
When the wolves were reintroduced by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, they were listed as endangered species, but in 2009 that protection was lifted in Idaho and Montana -- though not in Wyoming -- giving those states the right to develop a management plan for the animals.
Among the triggers listed for declaring an emergency is the state's wolf population exceeding 100. There are currently estimated to be more than 700 wolves in Idaho.