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Environmental groups downplay wolf attacks
The Daily Caller ^ | 09/16/2013 | William Perry Pendley

Posted on 09/18/2013 9:27:23 PM PDT by george76

Sixteen-year-old Noah Graham of Solway is lucky to be alive after being attacked without warning by a wolf while sitting at a campfire with friends last month on Lake Winnibigoshish near the town of Bemidji in far northern Minnesota.

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the willingness of the Clinton administration to accede to the demands of DOW and other environmental groups, wolves were reintroduced in Yellowstone National Park in 1994 and quickly spread over a 500-mile radius to all corners of Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming. Earlier this month, a pack of wolves stampeded 176 sheep — two were bitten and killed; one was half eaten; the others died of asphyxiation.

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After a wolf attacked and repeatedly bit a 6-year old boy in April of 2000 near Icy Bay, Alaska, the State of Alaska began a study of 80 wolf-human contacts in Alaska and Canada, which it published in 2002. Since then, the reports continue to pile up. In November of 2008, in an episode called by one expert, the “best investigated case to date,” a 22-year old honors and scholarship student, Kenton Joel Carnegie, was killed in northern Saskatchewan by a pack of wolves.

In March of 2008, Candice Berner of Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania, a special education teacher in Perryville, Alaska, was killed near Chignik Lake by at least two wolves. In October of 2011, a North Idaho grandmother on a hunting trip for elk was attacked by a 100-pound wolf; she unholstered the .44 Magnum on her hip and shot and killed the animal. In December of 2012, a wolf attacked a trapper riding a snowmobile near Tok, Alaska; Lance Grangaard fought back but sustained a three inch gash on his arm and underwent rabies inoculations. And so on and so on and so on.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailycaller.com ...


TOPICS: Canada; Government; US: Alaska; US: Idaho; US: Minnesota; US: Montana; US: Washington; US: Wyoming
KEYWORDS: alf; animalrights; ar; attacks; clinton; elf; peta; wolf; wolfattack; wolfattacks; yellowstone

1 posted on 09/18/2013 9:27:23 PM PDT by george76
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To: george76

There is a reason that the world disseminated wolves.


2 posted on 09/18/2013 9:44:16 PM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear the unlawful.)
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To: george76
Aw, cute little Idaho doggies. Does the pwetty widdle puppy want a tweat?


3 posted on 09/18/2013 9:51:38 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: ProtectOurFreedom

Whaddaya? some kind of Sheep Dog? /s


4 posted on 09/18/2013 10:00:05 PM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear the unlawful.)
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To: george76

Go armed when in large bodied predator habitat, lest you be dis-armed, dis-legged, disemboweled.

When gunpowder speaks, predators obey.


5 posted on 09/18/2013 10:15:28 PM PDT by GladesGuru (Islam is antithetical to, and Islam is irreconcilable with, America. Therefore - Islam Delenda Est)
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To: george76

Libs know best; wolves would never harm a human. /s


6 posted on 09/18/2013 10:17:16 PM PDT by LibWhacker
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To: george76
The T/C Encore 30-06 I built for wolf season many years ago has yet to be used. I've been home since May and headed back to San Diego Oct 1st. Idaho issued 2000 licenses to take wolves. Only 200 were actually taken. They were evenly distributed around the state. A minor reduction.
7 posted on 09/18/2013 10:24:52 PM PDT by Myrddin
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To: george76
Saw a bumpersticker that read:

Idaho's Wolves -
Shoot, Shovel
and SHUT UP!

8 posted on 09/18/2013 10:29:20 PM PDT by Dr. Thorne ("How long, O Lord, holy and true?" - Rev. 6:10)
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To: GladesGuru

As wolves begin to be hunted again, they will again become more cautious around humans.


9 posted on 09/18/2013 10:29:41 PM PDT by gleeaikin
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To: george76

Beautiful animals. They are also big, strong, fast, armed, and attack in numbers. I’m always carrying in wolf or bear country.


10 posted on 09/18/2013 10:31:01 PM PDT by Darren McCarty (Abortion - legalized murder for convenience)
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To: Darren McCarty

Lieberals see only the beauty not the mortal danger.


11 posted on 09/19/2013 12:23:47 AM PDT by hoosierham (Freedom isn't free)
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To: Darren McCarty
Beautiful animals. They are also big, strong, fast, armed, and attack in numbers. I’m always carrying in wolf or bear country.

This wolf always carries in two-legger country for essentially the same reasons.

12 posted on 09/19/2013 1:22:14 AM PDT by Standing Wolf (No tyrant should ever be allowed to die of natural causes.)
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To: george76

They also “play down” shark attacks since they want ALL sharks protected similar to a Catch & Release policy. They also play down mountain lion attacks and want all snakes protected. NC already protects ALL poisonous snakes and now has the largest number of Copperhead snake bites in the country.

Yeah, way-to-go animal huggers—along with the idiots in government who listens to them and generate laws protecting dangerous animals. Remember, Shoot, Shovel, Shut-Up when encountering any/all dangerous animals, to include free-ranging dogs..


13 posted on 09/19/2013 2:52:57 AM PDT by AKinAK (Keep your powder dry pilgrim.)
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To: george76

There is a reason wolves were hunted into near extinction.


14 posted on 09/19/2013 4:01:40 AM PDT by Venturer ( cowardice posturing as tolerance =political correctness)
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To: Venturer

wonder if they could develop a taste for RATS?


15 posted on 09/19/2013 4:24:26 AM PDT by rrrod (at home in Medellin Colombia)
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To: george76

Policy created by a bunch of losers in mom’s basement surrounded by empty pizza boxes and flacid cheetos bags who will never have to face the consequences of the policies they push.

*spit*


16 posted on 09/19/2013 4:38:45 AM PDT by Peet (Oderint dum metuant)
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To: george76

The way to prevent a wolf attack is similar to the way you can prevent a shark attack.
Take someone with you but make sure you are faster.


17 posted on 09/19/2013 4:41:54 AM PDT by R. Scott (Humanity i love you because when you're hard up you pawn your Intelligence to buy a drink)
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To: AKinAK
NC already protects ALL poisonous snakes...

That's insane! NC must have some certified idiots in their legislature.

My uncle in Texas killed over 50 copperheads when clearing the brush from his half acre lakefront property. It would have been impossible to stay there if he hadn't.

18 posted on 09/19/2013 5:37:59 AM PDT by Max in Utah (A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within.)
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To: Max in Utah
I feel the next big push for the environmental wack jobs will be small pox and polio reintroduction into the over crowded urban areas.
19 posted on 09/19/2013 5:44:24 AM PDT by urbanpovertylawcenter (the law and poverty collide in an urban setting and sparks fly)
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To: ProtectOurFreedom

Yeh and those giants in the pics are Canadian timberwolves which get huge. They are not indigenouse to the western states like Idaho and Montana but the crazy environmentalists managed to get them introduced there not re-introduced. Now they are wreaking havoc on the elk and deer popuations as well as livestock and hunting dogs. And of course people look like an easy meal.


20 posted on 09/19/2013 7:54:28 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Max in Utah

I was they were certified then perhaps there would be something legal that could be down about these morons.


21 posted on 09/19/2013 10:48:39 AM PDT by AKinAK (Keep your powder dry pilgrim.)
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