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Shooters to kill feral cows in New Mexico to help conserve wilderness

Posted on AllSides February 16th, 2023
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Gunmen will hop in a helicopter and take down feral cows in the New Mexico wilderness next week in a scene straight out of an action movie. The hunt is meant to protect areas of the vast Gila Wilderness and was approved by US Forest Service managers Thursday. The Gila National Forest OKed the plan as environmental conservation groups complained that about 150 cattle were damaging streams and rivers in the designated wilderness area with their hooves and mouths. Officials said the operation was necessary — albeit a difficult call...

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