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Coyote slaughter: A federal killing machine rolls on

January 28, 1991

In the absence of any comprehensive national strategy to handle predatory animals, the Agriculture Department's Animal Damage Control branch has emerged as the one program to determine the fate of American predators. It does this primarily by killing them.

Feature

1990 Index
See a list of all High Country News articles published in 1990, categorized by subject.
Coyote slaughter: A federal killing machine rolls on
In the absence of any comprehensive national strategy to handle predatory animals, the Agriculture Department's Animal Damage Control branch has emerged as the one program to determine the fate of American predators. It does this primarily by killing them.

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