Lawsuit To Stop Rampant Wildlife Killing By Wildlife Services

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Press Release WildEarth Guardians

Lawsuit Launched to Stop Out-of-control Wildlife Killing by Secretive Federal Agency in Idaho

BOISE, Idaho—Four conservation organizations today filed a notice of intent to sue the U.S. Department of Agricultures Wildlife Services program over its large-scale, often secretive killing of wild animals in Idaho. The program kills millions of animals nationwide every year, and in 2013 killed more than 3,000 mammals in Idaho alone via aerial gunning, neck snares, foothold traps, and toxic devices known as M-44s that spray sodium cyanide into the victim’s mouth, causing tremendous suffering and releasing toxic chemicals into the environment.

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