Wednesday Apr. 23, 2014
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Thirteen wolves have been trapped statewide as of Wednesday
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By MontanaTrace on 12-27-12 @ 1:47 am
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How does an animal die in a trap? Does it bleed to death? Does the trap break its leg? How long
does it take to die? Do wolves and other animals attack an animal while it is defenseless, as it
is held in a trap? Fair chase? Do the animals cry out in pain for hours before death?
By Clarity on 12-27-12 @ 11:52 am
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The sickening and shameful facts about trapping are publicly highlighted.  A barbaric and cruel
practice that has been banned in most parts of the Western world because of the immense
suffering it causes to animals and the fact it is completely indiscriminate.  Please stop
trapping.  http://www.trappingfacts.com
By getman on 12-27-12 @ 12:27 pm
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Trappers are using water, stream access to come onto our land.  We are trying to keep them
outside of our fence.  I am an illustrator and illustrate books on canine health.  Our own dogs, my
models, are in complete jeopardy.  This is insane.  Yes, I am from here, born at Kalispell Regional.
Five generations.  Yes, my dad was a hunter, (he took an elk a year.)..I feel I am qualified to
make my comment; “This is total insanity.”  The trappers I have met at my fence line are ignorant,
dirty, wretched, armed, pushy men.  Why must I deal with this battle now?  Don’t we deserve peace
on our home property?  Their darkness seeps from their pores.  It is frightening to deal with them. 
Who is dumb enough to believe they absorbed their class work, whatever that was…evidently,
someone believes they can give these dubious individuals good manners in a class about trapping. 
The class is a paradoxical, ironic joke.  This behavior and plan is an all time low.
By jennifer on 12-27-12 @ 1:05 pm
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Trapping these majestic animals is a disgrace to humanity….........2012 and this barbaric behavior
is still taking place!!!!
DISGRACE is the best word.
By skyranch on 12-27-12 @ 1:49 pm
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Another bad idea from the wildlife management folks.
By Mtwatch on 12-27-12 @ 2:47 pm
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Ok…we all agree that this must STOP!  Please write or call your representatives and go to
FOOTLOOSEMONTANA.COM and help put and END TO TRAPPING IN MONTANA!
By MontanaTrace on 12-27-12 @ 5:19 pm
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Reading this site and learning of what’s happening is heart wrenching. The photos are revolting.
http://www.footloosemontana.org/trapping-season-2011-12/alerts/
By Mtwatch on 12-28-12 @ 9:54 am
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TRAPPING IS REVOLTING!!!
By jimbo on 12-28-12 @ 10:52 pm
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LOL.  The same bunch of whiners, over and over.  Do any of you people realize how your beloved
wolves were caught, to be brought to Yellowstone?  How they are caught by biologists to be collared?
By MontanaTrace on 12-29-12 @ 6:44 am
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So you are mending, relocating and releasing the animals in parks? Or are you just using the
easiest way possible to kill for profit and pleasure? You’re just too lazy for fair chase.
Indiscriminate killing of animals for furs or wall trophies. When you trap a dog or an
unintended animal, what do you do with it? If it’s dead do you bury it? If it’s alive, do you
kill it? Do you leave the body near your traps as bait? Ever trap a bird of prey? I take it you
get some sort of macho pride out of your killing an animal in a trap. In Montana, we believe in
fair chase.
By RealDeal on 12-29-12 @ 12:54 pm
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Where in this article does it say anything about these animals being harmed or killed? Sounds to
me like they were all released without incident. I’m sure if they were injured or killed, it
would have been reported.
 
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