Thursday, October 15, 2009
Many of us question WHY Secretary of the Interior Salazar proposed the purchase of seven wild horse "preserves" in the East and Mid-West for about $96 million
when 19.4 million acres are already designated as home to wild horses and burros.
"In just the past few weeks, 12 herds (620 horses) were zeroed out on an additional 1.4 million acres in Eastern Nevada. 'It would seem that the best use of taxpayer dollars and the most humane plan for the nearly 32,000 wild horses in government holding would be to return them to their native lands,' says Ginger Kathrens, Volunteer Executive Director of the Cloud Foundation. 'These millions of acres were identified for use by wild horses and burros and these lands are already owned by the American public.'"
(photo from Manataka.org)
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