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Dear Editor: We will not stand by as carnivores are slaughtered

Dear Editor,

This month Montana's Fish and Wildlife Commission moved to sharply increase the kill of mountain lions in the state, up to 40 percent of the population in many areas.

The move came over the objections of mountain lion hound hunters, sporting groups, and conservation interests. FWP Biologists did not support this increase. The Commission's justification was that mountain lions are killing too many big game species and action is needed to recover these populations.

If this sounds familiar, it is. For over two years the Gianforte administration has waged war on carnivore species,...


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