Fire Federal Employee for Killing Endangered Mexican Wolf

  • by: Nyack Clancy
  • target: United States Fish and Wildlife Service Southwest Regional Director Ben Tuggle,- Division of Endangered Species and Habitat Conservation,- United States Department of Agriculture

An employee of the USDA Wildlife Services shot and killed an endangered Mexican gray wolf in January. The employee, (a specialist), thought the animal was a coyote.

The Mexican gray wolf  was exterminated in the wild in the Southwest by the 1930's. It was added to the endangered species list in 1976 and the reintroduction effort began in 1998. Eleven of them were reintroduced into the wild 15 years ago, today they number 75. Given that the Federal government is not adequetly protecting them, but killing them, is just one more reason the wolf belongs listed under the Endangered Species Act.

If you cannot tell the difference between a coyote, and an endangered wolf- then one certainly should not shoot it- nevermind call themself a "specialist" collecting a taxpayer salary from the Federal government, whose job it is to protect endangered species. We ask that the Wildlife Service fire this employee.

SOURCE:http://www.timberwolfinformation.org/?cat=11

United States Fish and Wildlife Service
Southwest Regional Director Ben Tuggle
Phone: 505-248-6911

Fish and Wildlife Services
Division of Endangered Species and Habitat Conservation

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Phone: 505-248-6920

United States Department of Agriculture
Forest Service

Southwest Region

(505) 842-3292

An employee of the USDA Wildlife Services shot and killed an endangered Mexican gray wolf in January. The employee, (a specialist), thought the animal was a coyote.


The Mexican gray wolf  was exterminated in the wild in the Southwest by the 1930's. It was added to the endangered species list in 1976 and the reintroduction effort began in 1998. Eleven of them were reintroduced into the wild 15 years ago, today they number 75. Given that the Federal government is not adequetly protecting them, but killing them, is just one more reason the wolf belongs listed under the Endangered Species Act.


If you cannot tell the difference between a coyote, and an endangered wolf- then one certainly should not shoot it- nevermind call themself a "specialist" collecting a taxpayer salary from the Federal government, whose job it is to protect endangered species. We ask that the Wildlife Service fire this employee.


SOURCE:http://www.timberwolfinformation.org/?cat=11


United States Fish and Wildlife Service
Southwest Regional Director Ben Tuggle
Phone: 505-248-6911

Fish and Wildlife Services
Division of Endangered Species and Habitat Conservation

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Phone: 505-248-6920

United States Department of Agriculture
Forest Service

Southwest Region

(505) 842-3292

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