Is France Going to the Dogs?

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If you don’t think the animal rights extremist movement spans across the globe, consider this: Around 1930 when the last wolves were taken out of Yellowstone National Park (YNP), farmers and hunters took out the last wolves in France. Ironically, under pressure from extremist groups, both countries reintroduced wolves in the 1990s, which were protected by both governments. (The United States reintroduced the non-native Canadian timber wolf into YNP, and the wolves in France were reintroduced from Italy.) While states are actively working to control U.S. wolf populations through hunting seasons, which is an ongoing battle with anti-hunting groups, yesterday France announced it will allow its wolf population to expand by 40 percent—despite that farmers lost more than 12,000 sheep to wolves in 2017 alone.<<<Read More>>>