Over 100 gray wolves killed illegally in New Mexico in past 20 years

From BigNewsNetwork.com:

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has six months to develop new language in its Mexican gray wolf recovery plan, after a judge ruled the problem of illegal killing of wolves was not adequately addressed.

The judge’s ruling was in response to a lawsuit by conservation groups, including Defenders of Wildlife. Defenders’ Southwest Program Manager Bryan Bird said one of the highest sources of wolf mortality is poaching by humans, and protections are needed for that.

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