Skip to comments.Wolves kill 176 sheep near Victor, greatest loss recorded in Idaho
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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maybe there was a reason they killed all these things 100 yrs ago
Can we introduce them to the Capitol rotunda?
Wolves kill for fun and sport...
Left out of the movie “Dances with Wolves”
Guess the sheep do not think this is any good: http://www.endangeredwolfcenter.org/
and you know, they don’t attack to eat.....they attack just for the thrill......
Hunger doesn’t explain that.
Yeah, but even 100 Michael Moores couldn’t eat 100 sheep at a sitting.
Gee, and 78 of the sheep had just voted the wolves
their BFF, saying they were trying to understand
the wolf nature.
Time to triple S those murderous wolves-—shoot, shovel and shut up.
Only one sheep was partially consumed.
Wolves kill for fun
“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?
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.
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.
I think maybe they could use a few of our Giant Great Pyrenees. Males over 200lbs, strong and fast.
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.
Which happened to be one of the biggest Leftist propaganda movies of all time.
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”.)
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.
Agitated sheep will drop dead when being chased, but judging from the picture they asphyxiated while crowded together while being worried by the wolves.
Thank God the fence was there.
The moon is full tomorrow.
What a bitch!
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.
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.
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.
My wife and I may start raising a few head of goats. If it works out, I may consider one of your dogs.
So they were stampeded to death ???
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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”.
I have a couple goats for sale. Where are you at?
“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.