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Wolves kill 176 sheep near Victor, greatest loss recorded in Idaho
AP via KTVB ^ | 8/20/13 | AP

Posted on 08/20/2013 6:12:17 PM PDT by Rebelbase

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho -- A southeastern Idaho ranch lost 176 sheep as the animals ran in fear from two wolves that chased through a herd of about 2,400 animals south of Victor....

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; News/Current Events; US: Idaho; US: Oregon; US: Washington; US: Wyoming
KEYWORDS: agenda21; elf; endangeredspecies; esa; graywolves; hunting; idaho; interiordepartment; peta; sierraclub; sss; un21; unitednations21; usfws; wolf; wolves
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Speechless...

1 posted on 08/20/2013 6:12:17 PM PDT by Rebelbase
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To: Jeff Head

Idaho news.


2 posted on 08/20/2013 6:12:41 PM PDT by Rebelbase (Tagline: (optional, printed after your name on post))
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To: Rebelbase

maybe there was a reason they killed all these things 100 yrs ago


3 posted on 08/20/2013 6:16:02 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Rebelbase

Can we introduce them to the Capitol rotunda?


4 posted on 08/20/2013 6:16:20 PM PDT by null and void (Frequent terrorist attacks OR endless government snooping and oppression? We can have both!)
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To: Rebelbase

Wolves kill for fun and sport...

Left out of the movie “Dances with Wolves”


5 posted on 08/20/2013 6:16:37 PM PDT by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - they want to die for islam and we want to kill them)
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To: 2banana

Or hunger.


6 posted on 08/20/2013 6:17:46 PM PDT by snarkytart
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To: Rebelbase

Guess the sheep do not think this is any good: http://www.endangeredwolfcenter.org/


7 posted on 08/20/2013 6:18:30 PM PDT by Bronzy
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To: Rebelbase

and you know, they don’t attack to eat.....they attack just for the thrill......


8 posted on 08/20/2013 6:18:55 PM PDT by cherry
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To: snarkytart
2 wolves do not kill 176 sheep in a day for hunger

Or hunger.

9 posted on 08/20/2013 6:18:58 PM PDT by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - they want to die for islam and we want to kill them)
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To: snarkytart

Hunger doesn’t explain that.


10 posted on 08/20/2013 6:19:11 PM PDT by cbvanb
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To: snarkytart

Yeah, but even 100 Michael Moores couldn’t eat 100 sheep at a sitting.


11 posted on 08/20/2013 6:19:27 PM PDT by Rebelbase (Tagline: (optional, printed after your name on post))
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To: Rebelbase

12 posted on 08/20/2013 6:21:55 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Rebelbase

Gee, and 78 of the sheep had just voted the wolves
their BFF, saying they were trying to understand
the wolf nature.


13 posted on 08/20/2013 6:24:02 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: chris37

Full moon.


14 posted on 08/20/2013 6:24:04 PM PDT by txhurl ('The DOG ate my homework. That homework, too. ALL my homework. OK?' - POSHITUS)
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To: 2banana

?


15 posted on 08/20/2013 6:25:18 PM PDT by Rio
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To: Rebelbase

Time to triple S those murderous wolves-—shoot, shovel and shut up.


16 posted on 08/20/2013 6:25:40 PM PDT by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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17 posted on 08/20/2013 6:26:13 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Qui me amat, amat et canem meum.)
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To: snarkytart

Only one sheep was partially consumed.


18 posted on 08/20/2013 6:26:35 PM PDT by Valpal1 (If the police can t solve a problem with brute force, they ll find a way to fix it with brute force)
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To: txhurl

AAHHHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!


19 posted on 08/20/2013 6:26:38 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: SJackson

outdoor ping


20 posted on 08/20/2013 6:27:54 PM PDT by randita
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To: snarkytart

Wolves kill for fun


21 posted on 08/20/2013 6:30:14 PM PDT by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: 2banana

“J.C. Siddoway of Terreton says almost all of the sheep died from asphyxiation. About 10 died of bite wounds and one was partially consumed.”

I guess they piled up on each other as the wolves ringed them? Unless the rancher piled them up after and that is what the pic is. Or do agitated sheep just keel over after a while?

Freegards


22 posted on 08/20/2013 6:32:06 PM PDT by Ransomed
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To: george76

Mine did. And Karma acted a bit swifter than I imagined.

Don’t ‘rescue’/adopt wolf or wolfdogs unless you have a 10ft high fence.


23 posted on 08/20/2013 6:32:48 PM PDT by txhurl ('The DOG ate my homework. That homework, too. ALL my homework. OK?' - POSHITUS)
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To: driftdiver
maybe there was a reason they killed all these things 100 yrs ago

Top of the list of the enviro-marxists reasons for introducing the Canadian red wolf into Montana almost two decades ago was to drive the ranchers out of business. Outfitters and hunting guides too. To deprive hunters of wild meat to feed their families as well.

As with most hardcore leftists their stated objective (to restore the 'noble' wolf to Yellowstone Park and neighboring environs) was but a screen. Really they hoped to hurt resident working stiffs, families and businesses.

And they have.

24 posted on 08/20/2013 6:34:01 PM PDT by Fightin Whitey
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To: Rebelbase

I think maybe they could use a few of our Giant Great Pyrenees. Males over 200lbs, strong and fast.


25 posted on 08/20/2013 6:35:29 PM PDT by JamesA (You don't have to be big to stand tall)
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To: Rebelbase

Round ‘em up and set them loose in Chicago for a couple of months, then Oakland and then, and then......

My wife and I are thinking of raising a few head of goats. I will likely have to deal with the damn coyotes and occasional cougar.


26 posted on 08/20/2013 6:37:17 PM PDT by Gator113
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To: 2banana
Left out of the movie “Dances with Wolves”

Which happened to be one of the biggest Leftist propaganda movies of all time.

27 posted on 08/20/2013 6:37:40 PM PDT by Bernard Marx
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To: Ransomed

I’m guessing the rancher piled them up (to burn them?).

Asphyxiation? I don’t know - do sheep huddle around each other so close in fear and do nothing except huddle closer and then die of blocked airways because of the wool? Could be. While a few sheep on the outskirts, perhaps even “brave” sheep try to fight off the wolves but die? (Hmm - no wonder some are called “sheeple”.)


28 posted on 08/20/2013 6:37:46 PM PDT by 21twelve ("We've got the guns, and we got the numbers" adapted and revised from Jim M.)
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To: Rebelbase

When we visited ID a couple of years ago, I learned that one wolf is responsible for the deaths of about 40 ungulates (hoofed animal) every year. They consume less than half of those they kill. The rest are just killed for “sport”.

They also threaten the health of ungulates by driving them from their natural feeding and breeding grounds.


29 posted on 08/20/2013 6:38:48 PM PDT by randita
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To: Ransomed

Agitated sheep will drop dead when being chased, but judging from the picture they asphyxiated while crowded together while being worried by the wolves.


30 posted on 08/20/2013 6:39:42 PM PDT by Valpal1 (If the police can t solve a problem with brute force, they ll find a way to fix it with brute force)
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To: chris37
A FAL rifle will cure that...


31 posted on 08/20/2013 6:39:51 PM PDT by varmintman
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To: chris37
I was at a wildlife sanctuary and an alpha female charged at me.

Thank God the fence was there.

32 posted on 08/20/2013 6:40:33 PM PDT by Slyfox (Without the Right to Life, all other rights are meaningless.)
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To: txhurl

The moon is full tomorrow.


33 posted on 08/20/2013 6:42:49 PM PDT by TheOldLady
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To: Slyfox

What a bitch!


34 posted on 08/20/2013 6:44:12 PM PDT by edpc (Wilby 2016)
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To: Fightin Whitey
Top of the list of the enviro-marxists reasons for introducing the Canadian red wolf into Montana almost two decades ago was to drive the ranchers out of business. .

All part of Agenda 21. They're shutting down mining claims, stopping public access to public lands and burdening citizens with mountains of bureaucratic red tape when they want to build on their own remote properties.

35 posted on 08/20/2013 6:45:26 PM PDT by Bernard Marx
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To: Slyfox

Much as I love dogs and admire the Hell out of wolves, I do not ever want to be in the presence of the latter on their ground.

I tell you even just playing with my own dog, a 19 month old female German Shepherd of about 62 lbs, I would not want to be on the receiving end of her anger at all, not that she’s angry.

I consider her right under a wolf in terms of her physical ability, speed, intelligence and desire to hunt. This dog, essentially a child still, could absolutely shred me if she wanted.

I cannot even imagine what a wolf could do...much less an alpha. Still I respect the Hell out of them, and I still like to admire them from afar where it’s safe.


36 posted on 08/20/2013 6:45:31 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: varmintman

No doubt, varmintman, though I would not want to shoot one unless I had no other choice. I would say that the highest animals I would be okay with killing for food would be a dear or pig.

I would not want to shoot a bear or wolf or big cat or great cat, or any other sort of big game, unless of course it was about to kill me.


37 posted on 08/20/2013 6:48:11 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: JamesA

My wife and I may start raising a few head of goats. If it works out, I may consider one of your dogs.


38 posted on 08/20/2013 6:48:37 PM PDT by Gator113
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To: chris37

deer* >_>


39 posted on 08/20/2013 6:49:27 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Rebelbase

So they were stampeded to death ???


40 posted on 08/20/2013 6:49:42 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: TheOldLady
Sheep have a tendency to pile up in a fence corner or some other barrier. Of course it is important to have those darling little wolves in Yellowstone so the yuppies can hear they howl at night. Nothing wrong with wolves that a 45-70 cannot cure. Shoot the bastards on sight.
41 posted on 08/20/2013 6:51:24 PM PDT by BooBoo1000 (Behind every successful man is and amazed Mother In Law.)
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To: tet68
Gee, and 78 of the sheep had just voted the wolves their BFF, saying they were trying to understand the wolf nature.

The rumor is that the head sheep was named McCain and he was "Just trying to get along" with his distinguished friends from across the river.

42 posted on 08/20/2013 6:51:42 PM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: TheOldLady; txhurl

Actually the almost full moon was so bright last night that I woke my husband up to ask him what/who was shining a light into our bedroom. I’m a nearsighted sissy.

I’m in Eastern Oregon and Victor is 500 miles away, but I doubt the weather was any different than the rest of the PNW.


43 posted on 08/20/2013 6:52:09 PM PDT by Valpal1 (If the police can t solve a problem with brute force, they ll find a way to fix it with brute force)
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To: Rebelbase
Victor, for the curious, is just over the Wyoming border on the way to Jackson. Gorgeous country. They have a wonderful little brewery there named the Grand Teton Brewing Company.

I rather like wolves, actually, or at least I can tolerate them, as long as they observe the arrangement our respective species have come to - first one that looks at me crossways eats a bullet. The wolves understand that perfectly - I do wish that the econazi drama queens back East did.

44 posted on 08/20/2013 6:52:12 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: 2banana
Left out of the movie “Dances with Wolves”

And "Never Cry Wolf", which was a huge propaganda piece. Went to see it with my folks at the drive-in when it came out. Suckered for the message then (I was 14), but have since learned better. They do kill for the hell of it. They don't just cull only the sick/weak/young.

45 posted on 08/20/2013 6:54:38 PM PDT by IYAS9YAS (Has anyone seen my tagline? It was here yesterday. I seem to have misplaced it.)
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To: chris37

Bears and cats are one thing, but olves are something else. Wolves are gigantic trouble and there are real reason our forbears got rid of them in the south 48.


46 posted on 08/20/2013 6:54:49 PM PDT by varmintman
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To: varmintman

yeah, I know they are. If I had animals that were threatened by wolves, I would shoot at that time.

I do believe that wolf populations must be curtailed or controlled, otherwise they are indeed a serious problem.

Despite knowing this, I do think it would cause me grief to kill one, even if doing so was justified.


47 posted on 08/20/2013 6:59:39 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: chris37

I know exactly what you mean. We have a 120 lb male and a 75 lb female German Shepards and their strength is enormous as well, I am in awe of their reflex speed is scary. Trying to get the best of them with hand speed is useless.

Beautiful animals and loyal to the end to their “pack”.


48 posted on 08/20/2013 7:02:55 PM PDT by biff (WAS)
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To: Gator113

I have a couple goats for sale. Where are you at?


49 posted on 08/20/2013 7:04:27 PM PDT by fulltlt
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To: chris37

“I do think it would cause me grief to kill one, even if doing so was justified.”

Killing any animal for sport causes a bit of “reflection” in me - not grief, almost a sorrow but not quite. Respect I suppose.

But if it was an animal that was killing or had killed my livestock (if I had any) or pets, I would have no grief or reflection or respect. Except for the ones that it had killed.


50 posted on 08/20/2013 7:08:24 PM PDT by 21twelve ("We've got the guns, and we got the numbers" adapted and revised from Jim M.)
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