Wild horses have been mating with aliens from outer space.

The government would put out that statement if they thought you would believe it.  Our government lies about so many things and one of the reasons is they know the majority of its citizens just don’t care about anything unless it directly affects them today, right now other than that it is someone else’s problem.

 

This is all about lies they tell to cover up why they are so concerned with wild horses.  If you follow the money, you end up in the Cattle Ranchers backyard.  Cattle ranchers want the wild horses and burros gone.  THE ONLY REASON THEY WANT THEM GONE IS that the wild horses and burros eat the grass the cattle ranchers want as food for their beef cattle raised for slaughter to sell as “beef”.

When the wild horses eat the wild grass it cuts into their profits and the government protects the cattle ranchers because they generate money and wild horses are just wild horses and they don’t generate money.  Our government sees anything that generates money as a top priority and anything that doesn’t well then we need to get rid of it, hence the roundups, hence the lies that the horses are hurting the environment plus every other lie imaginable to cover up why they are torturing the wild horses.  They would even say Wild horses have been mating with aliens from outer space if they thought people would believe it.

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ALDF Offers $5,000 Reward in Case of 8-month old Puppy Strangled

Animal Legal Defense Fund Offers $5,000 Reward in Case of Dog Killed in Sonoma County. A reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or people responsible

August 13, 2018

Sonoma County, California — The Animal Legal Defense Fund, the nation’s preeminent legal advocacy organization for animals, is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or people responsible for killing an 8-month-old female Chihuahua mix, whom the Animal Legal Defense Fund has posthumously named Luna.

On July 27th, Luna was discovered in Santa Rosa at the corner of Todd Road and Stony Point Road, south of Santa Rosa, inside a black “Outdoor Products” brand backpack with red straps.

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The Puppy was found strangled inside of this backpack. She had a black leash

A necropsy (an autopsy performed on an animal) revealed that Luna had been strangled to death.

In California, the malicious and intentional killing of an animal can be charged as either a misdemeanor or a felony, at the prosecutor’s discretion. If it is charged as a felony, a convicted offender can face up to three years imprisonment and/or a $20,000 fine.

“This case reminds us that crime victims come in all shapes, sizes, and species,” said Animal Legal Defense Fund Executive Director Stephen Wells. “All victims, whether human or animal, deserve justice. We therefore urge anyone with information to come forward.”

If you have information related to this incident, please contact the Sonoma County Animal Services at (707) 565-7100.

 

Christopher Anthony Simpson beat a puppy to death for peeing on the floor

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Christopher Anthony Simpson, 21, is charged with both felony and misdemeanor counts of animal cruelty in the beating death of Axel.axel-2-475x674

WILMINGTON — A Leland man accused in the Christmas Day beating death of a rescue puppy was arrested for a second time in the case during his first appearance in New Hanover County District Court on Tuesday.

Christopher Anthony Simpson, 21, who was arrested Monday and posted a $2,500 bail for his release, was led from the courtroom by deputies after Judge Lindsey McKee increased his bond to $100,000. The increase was at the request of the prosecution who said Simpson and his girlfriend, Alyssa Croom, 22, told Croom’s family they planned to flee to Florida to escape the charges in the beating death of Axel, a Labrador retriever. The state also asked that Simpson’s German shepherd be removed from his custody.

“Your honor, (Simpson) is a danger and we believe he is going to flee,” said Assistant District attorney Christa Lawler.

When asked if he wanted to address bond, Simpson said, “I want to apologize for my actions first and — number two — we have already gotten rid of my dog.” [note how he refers to his dog, “gotten rid of”]

Simpson is charged with both felony and misdemeanor animal abuse. If convicted he faces up to 39 months in prison.

According to New Hanover County Sheriff’s Lt. Jerry Brewer, on Dec. 25 — while his girlfriend and her family went to a relative’s for dinner — Simpson was left at the Croom home with the 6-month-old puppy, which had been adopted Dec. 1 by Croom’s parents, Tammy and Herbie Croom. Brewer said that Alyssa Croom left the gathering early after Simpson called and told her the puppy peed on his foot and bit him when he “went to hit it.” [it! animals are not IT’s]

Croom’s parents followed shortly after, and as they approached their house they saw Simpson and Croom driving away, Brewer said. According to Tammy Croom, the family immediately noticed the dog was missing and searched the neighborhood for it, then an hour later Alyssa Croom called her brother to say Simpson accidentally killed the dog and where to find him. The puppy’s body was found stuffed between a boat trailer and the dog pen in the backyard, Tammy Croom said.

Brewer said Alyssa Croom told her father that Simpson “didn’t know his own strength,” when he punched the dog, killing it.

During the hearing, Deputy J. Covil, who works in the New Hanover County Animal Services Unit, said the dog’s injuries were extensive. The veterinarian who performed the necropsy said Axel was missing several teeth, had bruising under his tongue, and his liver was so severely lacerated it looked like “ground hamburger,” Covil said in court.

“He said the cause of death was due to hemorrhage — massive acute blood loss from the fractured liver — and secondary to blunt force trauma which is either from kicking and/or punching the dog,” Covil said.

As Simpson was handcuffed and led away by deputies, Alyssa Croom tearfully fled the courtroom slamming the door as she exited. The noise prompted McKee to order bailiffs to bring her back and McKee admonished Croom about her behavior. Once in the lobby, Croom got into a verbal exchange with a woman who scolded her, saying Croom was equally responsible for the puppy’s death.Screenshot_11

“Why are you yelling at me,” Croom cried, before addressing her boyfriend’s arrest.

“This isn’t fair. He does not deserve this,” she wept.

She was about to give the media her side of the story when a Simpson family member intervened saying Simpson’s attorney doesn’t want them to speak and Croom quickly left in the elevator.

Tammy Croom said she wasn’t surprised by her daughter’s support of Simpson, and that she believed her child was afraid of him. She said two years ago Simpson was arrested for assaulting Alyssa when she was pregnant. 11222483_948561468529419_5008474553083952528_nBrunswick County Sheriff’s Office warrants show that on July 6, 2015, Simpson was charged with assault on a female and battery on an unborn child for headbutting Croom. Another warrant charged him with animal cruelty for throwing and injuring a 3-month old kitten. The charges were later dismissed when Croom wouldn’t cooperate with officials. Croom gave birth to the couple’s daughter six days later, vital records show.

Tammy Croom said that her pursuit of charges against Simpson [and her daughter staying with and defending the puppy killing boyfriend] had caused a rift in the family. She said she hasn’t seen her daughter or granddaughter since this all happened and it’s frightening.Christopher-Anthony-Simpson-Alyssa-Croom-475x312
“If he can do this kind of damage to a pet he can do this damage to a human being,” she said.

Christopher Simpson is a Monster

The Monster, Christopher Simpson, that beat a five-month-old puppyAxel-e1518107861785-475x313 to death on Christmas day was taken back into custody Tuesday afternoon following a drama-filled court appearance.

Christopher Simpson, 21, was arrested Monday and charged with one felony count of cruelty to animals and one misdemeanor count of cruelty to animals. He was released from jail after posting a $2,500 bond.

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Note the evil in his eyes

During Simpson’s first court appearance, prosecutors asked the judge to increase Simpson’s bond to $50,000 because they claimed he and his girlfriend, Alyssa Croom, would flee to Florida to escape the charges.

Before the judge ruled, Simpson spoke to the court and apologized for his actions. [LIAR]

The judge decided to increase Simpson’s bond to $100,000 and ordered him not to be in the presence of any animal should he make bond.

The ruling sparked audible reactions, including applause, from some in attendance which were quickly silenced by the judge and bailiffs.   As Simpson was being arrested, his idiot girlfriend, Alyssa Croom, stormed out of the courtroom, slamming the door open. The judge ordered deputies to bring Croom back into court where the judge reprimanded her for her behavior.  Simpson beat to death a Labrador puppy named Axel who was recently adopted from the New Hanover County Animal Shelter by Croom’s parents.

According to officials with the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office, Simpson admitted to his girlfriend that Axel peed on the floor and bit him and that he didn’t realize his own strength while he was disciplining the dog. [The puppy is 5 months old and was not even his dog to discipline and he had to go to the bathroom while he was busy playing idiot video games and the local veterinarian who performed the necropsy noted that it was the worst case of animal abuse he has ever seen. He claimed that Axel’s liver resembled “ground hamburger.” ]

In July 2015, arrest warrants out of Brunswick County state that Simpson was charged with misdemeanor animal cruelty after he abused and injured a three-month-old kitten. On the same date, he was also charged with assault on his dumbass girlfriend, who is still with him, and battery of an unborn child. District Attorney Jon David said all the charges were dropped after his girlfriend declined to cooperate with prosecutors.

Christopher Simpson, 21, pleaded guilty to one count of felony cruelty to animals. He was given a 6-17 month suspended sentence and 3 years of probation.

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COWARD appears in court with IDIOT girlfriend Alyssa Croom

Simpson’s girlfriend’s family adopted the dog, named Axel, from New Hanover County
Animal Services on Dec. 1.

On Christmas, Simpson went over to the family’s house to visit. While there, the family decided to go visit other family members for the holiday; however, Simpson did not want to go and the family let him stay home and play video games.

While they were gone, Simpson called his girlfriend and told her that Axel peed on the floor. Simpson said he popped the dog on the butt and it bit him. When the family returned, they couldn’t find Axel. That’s when they called their daughter and she told them Simpson “didn’t know his own strength and killed the dog when he punched it.”

As part of his sentencing, Simpson will also have to complete a mental health assessment, anger management courses and a substance abuse screening. He cannot own a pet while on probation. [he should never be around an animal again and it is only a matter of time before this ticking timebomb kills a person preferably his idiot girlfriend and not some innocent person; remember Luka Magnotta?]

The prosecution requested bail be increased … citing Simpson’s prior charges of animal cruelty, the extremity of the dog’s injuries in the current case, and text messages between Simpson and his girlfriend indicating plans to flee to Florida.

Far left: Christopher Anthony Simpson. Far right: District Judge Lindsey McKee Luther. (Port City Daily photo | BENJAMIN SCHACHTMAN)

Under Susie’s Law, Simpson will face up to 10 months in jail.

Susie’s Law, passed in 2010 as HB 1690, made animal cruelty a more serious felony offense. Named for Susie, a pit-bull mix that was tortured and set on fire in Greensboro in 2009. Susie survived, but under the state laws of the time LaShawn Whitehead, the man who abused her, would have escaped prison time.

The prosecution requested Christopher Anthony Simpson's bail from $2,500 to $50,000. Judge Lindsey McKee Luther raised it to $100,000. Simpson was taken into custody immediately afterwards. (Port City Daily photo | BENJAMIN SCHACHTMAN)

 

 

 

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Thomas Ward is a Monster

Thomas Ward, A 71-year-old Pensacola man has been sentenced 9 to 90 days in jail for dragging his dog behind his truck, ultimately killing him. Witnesses told authorities that on Aug. 11, they saw Thomas Ward driving his truck and dragging his dog, which was tied to the vehicle’s hitch, according to a news release from State Attorney Bill Eddins’ office. Witnesses followed Ward home and saw him remove the dog’s lifeless body and put it in a shed on his property, according to the release. Over Ward’s objection, law enforcement retrieved the dog’s body and discovered the animal had already died. The results of a necropsy revealed the dog died from asphyxiation and wounds consistent with road rash. Ward pleaded no contest to one count of aggravated animal cruelty on Oct. 25. In addition to 90 days in jail, he was also sentenced Friday to one year of community control and two years of probation. He was also ordered to not possess any animals. 9:46 a.m. PDT June 11, 2018


There is never an excuse for dragging a defenseless animal behind a car #NEVER before taking your anger out on an animal, walk away, give the animal to someone, take the animal to the vet, hit a punching bag, tell someone. YOU HAVE NO RIGHT ON EARTH TO DO THIS!

Clint Locklear is a Monster

Clint Locklear thinks of himself as having to control predators, this is some fantasy he has in his head along with his cult followers.

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Hunters and trappers would have you believe that they are necessary but they are anything but. First of all, nature takes care of itself and needs zero help from man. Read the facts here:
Nature Does A Perfect Job of Managing Itself

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Hunters and Trappers are sadists that enjoy killing and to be able to do what they enjoy they have to convince the public that their killing is justified. Hunters and Trappers make up completely false reasons of [basicaly lies] why they are needed; one example of the lies they tell is because wolves and coyotes kill baby lambs and calves, they need to kill the wolves and coyotes, but they don’t tell you that the baby lambs and calves exist in the area in question because they are raised so they can be killed by the farmer.

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No animal should be enslaved on a ranch, in a barn, on a farm, all animal should be free, free to live their lives. When animals are enslaved they cannot defend themselves; when in the wild they are part of nature and things work as they should.

Humans often think of themselves as being the only living beings that have a right to life and that is just not true. Alice Walker, the American novelist said “The animals of the world exist for their own reasons. They were not made for humans any more than black people were made for white, or women created for men.”

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Ronnie Purcella is a Monster, He Loves Poisoning Prairie Dogs

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A few interesting facts about prairie dogs; Prairie Dogs are infectiously mischievous, they are petite, attractive and intelligent, they are unique little animals who maintain well-organized homes with designated areas for nurseries, sleeping, and toilets; They live in towns contained within their underground burrows. These burrows can be overtaken by other animals, such as snakes, black-footed ferret and burrowing owls.
Prairie dogs often “kiss” when they come and go prairie dog couplein the area around their burrow and often play socially bonding games with friends and family. They have a complex means of communication that’s even better than that of chimpanzees and dolphins. Prairie dogs can embed information about the predator’s size, color, direction and speed in a single bark, and a colony — which can include hundreds of animals — consistently uses the same barks to describe the same predators. Prairie dogs even have a specific call that describes a human with a gun.

Ronnie Purcella 32191105_2005795833017900_250624149314076672_nwith Animal and Pest Control Specialists kills more prairie dogs with poison than any other private contractor in Colorado. He gets these contracts because he is the lowest bidder, and he does it with hatred and gusto. One of our supporters called him yesterday, and he starts singing “Another One Bites The Dust” as he laughed and stated that he was killing the bastards right now (in Longmont on Kuhn’s and Strong’s property). This man claims to be a Christian. Ronnie has apparently misinterpreted the Bible’s story of Christ and is in need of an education.blacktailed11014

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Ronnie has a long history of being an incredibly immoral and despicable character. During the Castle Rock slaughter, he poisoned thousands of prairie dogs with a smile and clearly enjoyed annihilating this wildlife community. He applied this poison within 2 feet of teenagers that were crying and pleading with him to stop, one of which was hospitalized for the chemical exposure. Ronnie takes pleasure in his job and enjoys killing these animals.

Screenshot_2 Ronnie has been at this far too long and his business seems to be thriving right now especially with the contributions of developers like William Kuhn and Steve Strong. Call his business and keep his phone ringing, write reviews on Yelp, rate him on his Facebook page and review on Google and let him know that these inhumane poisonings are unacceptable to the people of Colorado and elsewhere. Advocates all need to band together and insist that these slaughters stop.

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The following was borrowed from the following site Great Plains Restoration Council to show how Prairie Dogs are important to the environment and how they are often blamed for damage that is not even caused by them so sadist pest control monsters can have a job that is unnecessary and pretend it is needed so they are able to act on their sadism often in the same way hunters will lie about how hunting is for conservation [completely fabricated lie to enable hunters to continue to kill and be accepted by the ignorant who don’t check the facts].

Prairie Dogs and Soil Impacts

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General:

  • Much of the degradation of soils in the urban environments that have prairie dog colonies is the result of considerable human disturbance over long periods of time.
  • The soil erosion we tend to see is often due to overgrazing by cattle, which has been well demonstrated by numerous studies (Schlesinger et al. 1990, Van Auken 2000, Reynolds et al. 2007). It is important to keep in mind that black-tailed prairie dogs prefer open patches of grassland, and will move into heavily grazed patches of grassland. This tends to cause the observer to blame the prairie dogs for the degraded state, when in fact the conditions were present prior to the presence of prairie dogs.
  • Prairie dogs and bison co-existed for thousands of years throughout the central grasslands of North America (Forrest 2005, Miller et al. 2007).
  • Current research at Janos, Mexico by researchers at the University of New Mexico and University of Mexico (Davidson et al., unpublished data) involves an exclosure experiment where they are comparing grassland in areas where prairie dogs are present to where they have been removed. The effects of prairie dogs on soil stability (a measure of soil erosion) are measured for this study, which shows absolutely no difference (statistically or even qualitatively) in soil stability where prairie dogs are absent versus where they are present over the 2 years (4 seasons) of the study.
  • Prairie dog burrows act as aquifers that prevent water from eroding land while helping to cool it.
  • Recent studies have shown that ‘managed’ grasses and forbs atop a prairie dog town are higher in protein and nitrogen and are favored for grazing by bison, elk, and pronghorn.
  • a [Prairie dog] burrowing can be beneficial to the soil because mixing soil types and incorporating organic matter enhances soil formation. It also helps to increase soil aeration and decrease compaction.
  • In short-grass prairies, the number of plant species, particularly forbs, increases because of the digging and scratching activities of prairie dogs that disturb the soil. These patches of bare soil provide excellent sites for annual forbs to become established. . . . Long-term use of an area by prairie dogs appears to promote buffalograss and grama grasses (Foster & Hygnstrom).
  • Prairie dogs do more than just serve as prey, they also perform a valuable service for the prairie – they disturb it. In addition to digging up the soil, prairie dogs clip the vegetation around their burrows, enhancing nitrogen uptake by these plants. Natural disturbances are an important part of maintaining the prairie ecosystem (Kotliar, 2001).

Prairie Dogs, Cattle and Soil Impacts:

The overgrazed conditions that we see when both prairie dogs and cattle co-occur are largely due to cattle being confined to a fenced landscape that no longer reflects the large roaming herds that historically grazed the grasslands.

  • Large ungulates are known to preferentially graze on prairie dog colonies because of the more nutritious forage (Whicker and Detling 1988, Miller et al. 2007). This is a counterintuitive phenomenon made logical by the prairie dog’s penchant for clearing shrubs that cattle shun, while stimulating weeds they savor (Stolzenburg, 2004).
  • Widespread soil erosion is largely caused by overgrazing by cattle, and prairie dogs are known to move into the overgrazed grassland patches.
  • Prairie dogs from urban populations provide a key source of prairie dogs for grassland conservation and restoration.
  • Like giant earthworms, their excavations were loosening and turning, fertilizing and aerating nearly six tons of hard-baked desert soils per acre, more than eight times the combined output of all kangaroo rats, badgers and other burrowing mammals of the grasslands (Stolzenburg, 2004).

Lethal Control:

  • Efforts to simply eradicate prairie dogs from urban areas are short-sighted and do not contribute to the conservation of our native grassland ecosystems.
  • Extermination efforts require 72 hours of poisoning to kill the animals. It is an extremely long, inhumane death, and is not something that should be condoned in a civil society. Additionally, extermination efforts indiscriminately kill not only prairie dogs but also other native wildlife.
  • A model way to think about prairie restoration would be to utilize displaced urban prairie dog populations as a source to repopulate grassland areas being restored for prairie wildlife. In these restoration areas, animals can be released so they can repopulate areas where they were historically abundant, prior to mass extermination efforts and play their keystone role in grassland ecosystems, which is critical to maintaining grassland biodiversity.

Aschwanden,C. 2001. Learning to Live with Prairie Dogs. National Wildlife. p. 26

Forrest, S. 2005. Getting the story right: a response to Vermeire and Colleagues. Bioscience 55:526-530.

Foster, N.S., S. E. Hygnstrom . 1990. Prairie Dogs and Their Ecosystem, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Department of Forestry, Fisheries and Wildlife pp. 2-6

Schlesinger, W. H., J. F. Reynolds, G. L. Cunningham, L. F. Huenneke, W. M. Jarrell, R. A. Virginia, and W. G. Whitford. 1990. Biological feedbacks in global desertification. Science 247:1043-1048.

Stolzenburg, W. 2004. Nature Conservancy, Understanding the Underdog.pp 28-31.

Whicker, A. D., and J. K. Detling. 1988. Ecological consequences of prairie dog disturbances: prairie dogs alter grassland patch structure, nutrient cycling, and feeding-site selection by other herbivores. Bioscience 38:778-785.

Van Auken, O. W. 2000. Shrub invasions of North American semiarid grasslands. Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics 31:197-215.

Young, M.T. 2006. A Prairie Dog Ecosystem. Colorado Division of Wildlife: p.1

PRAIRIE DOGS ARE A KEYSTONE SPECIES OF THE GREAT PLAINS

By Nicole Rosmarino/Southern Plains Land Trust

Editor’s note: (The following studies show unequivocally that prairie dogs are a keystone species of the Great Plains, that is, their presence –including their colonies, burrows structure and grazing habits– is central to the survival of a multitude of other wildlife)

Prairie Dogs as Prairie Restorationists:

Although there is tremendous documentation of the benefits that prairie dogs provide to wildlife species, both as a prey base and for creating extensive habitat for prairie creatures, it is also important to recognize that prairie dogs may help to redress the damage to the land caused by reckless humanity.

First, prairie dogs act as water conservationists. While humans have devastated the water features of the Great Plains –by damming up rivers and streams for crop and livestock agriculture, and by overgrazing of riparian areas by livestock– prairie dogs increase the ability of an arid region to conserve what little water falls from the sky. One author (Outwater 1996) has remarked on the extensive megapore system prairie dogs can provide for channeling precipitation into the water table. Imagine 100-700 million acres of these megapores diligently directing the scant Great Plains rainfall to underground storage. Imagine also what the reduction of those millions of acres to less than 700,000 acres might mean in terms of increased flooding (where there isn’t meant to be flooding) and increased runoff in general.

In addition, prairie dog clipping and digging activities lead to decreases in transpiring leaf area, conservation of soil moisture, changes in soil physical properties, and the promotion of water infiltration to deeper soil depths. All of these factors probably account for the improved soil moisture availability and plant water status on prairie dog colonies (Day and Detling 1994). This improved water status and the higher ratio of green forage on colonies later in the season may explain preferential grazing by bison and antelope (Day and Detling 1994), and, of course, by domestic cattle. In other words, prairie dogs increase the ability of the soil and vegetation in the arid Great Plains to conserve the region’s scant precipitation.

Prairie dogs might also redress some of the problems with overgrazing. For instance, prairie dogs can control noxious weeds and native invaders which proliferate on overgrazed rangeland. An example is prairie dog control of mesquite (Miller et al. 1996; Miller and Ceballos 1994). They remove pods and seeds and nip and strip bark from young seedlings, which contributes to seedling mortality. The extermination of the prairie dog may therefore explain the proliferation of honey mesquite from the late 19th century (“Suffering From a Prairie-Dog Shortage,” 1991). Where mesquite proliferates, prairie dogs could serve to control it.

Finally, prairie dogs may also reverse processes such as soil compaction caused by cattle grazing. For example, Ellison and Aldous (1952) provide an early report of the soil aeration effected by burrowing rodents. These rodents produce soil which is substantially softer and looser than soil in uncolonized areas. Such rodents consequently represent a range improvement, which can undo some negative effects on rangeland (e.g. soil compaction) that are caused by domestic cattle.

In the debate over whether or not prairie dogs are a keystone species of the Great Plains, there is no mention of the fact that all studies reviewed took place after prairie dogs had been reduced by 98% (by 1960). How can we assume wildlife has not made significant adjustments in the face of prairie dog scarcity? Our science may very well have totally missed important, close relationships between prairie dogs and a given bird, mammal, or what have you, only because that bird, mammal, or what have you flew or skittered off to greener pastures in the wake of guns and poisons.)

Many of the earlier studies (e.g. Reading/Miller/Whicker/Detling) have been very clear that the biodiversity contributions of prairie dog colonies should be perceived in terms of a grassland mosaic – e.g. a mix of colonized and uncolonized areas, colonized for different lengths of time. If one looks at biodiversity that way, it makes good sense to observe species near or flying over a prairie dog colony, as well as those species on a colony. Prairie dog colonies don’t operate in isolation from uncolonized areas, so why should their value to biodiversity levels/associated wildlife be judged in isolation? Landscape-level dynamics should be judged at the landscape-level, not acre by acre.

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PRAIRIE DOG ASSOCIATES/DOCUMENTED RELATIONSHIPS

1. Black-footed ferret. This species is an obligate associate of the prairie dogs (Russell et al. 1994). Black-footed ferrets depend on prairie dogs as a primary food source and upon their burrows for shelter from weather and predation. The ferret is completely dependent upon prairie dogs for survival (Henderson et al. 1969). Prairie dogs constitute about 90% of the ferret’s diet.

2. Swift Fox. A major portion of the swift fox diet is prairie dogs (Uresk and Sharps 1986). Also of importance is the ability of prairie dogs to provide cover for swift fox. Swift foxes den on or within .8km of prairie dog colonies (Hillman and Sharps 1978).

3. Ferruginous Hawk. That the ferruginous hawk is closely associated with prairie dogs is apparent from research which suggests that ground squirrels and prairie dogs are the top food source for the ferruginous hawk (Olendorff 1993). In addition, researchers have reported the ferruginous hawk’s relative abundance in areas with prairie dog acreage (Knowles and Knowles 1994; Cully 1991), and Canada has emphasized the importance of prairie dogs and burrowing mammals associated with prairie dog colonies in the recovery of ferruginous hawk populations (Canadian Ferruginous Hawk Recovery Plan 1994).

4. Mountain Plover. The mountain plover may be a prairie dog obligate (Knowles and Knowles 1994), and is, at minimum, highly dependent on prairie dogs for survival. Knowles and Knowles (1998) report that mountain plovers select prairie dog colonies for nesting, breeding and feeding. Other reports concur, showing, for example, that mountain plovers use prairie dog towns as nest sites (BLM 1979, cited in Clark et al. 1982), and they strongly prefer the short-cropped vegetation on prairie dog towns (Knowles et al. 1982), which facilitates their insectivorous feeding (Olson 1985).

5. Burrowing Owl. Prairie dog colonies provide the burrowing owl with both shelter and increased prey abundance (Agnew et al. 1987). Consequently, the decline in prairie dog habitat causes declines in burrowing owl numbers (Knowles and Knowles 1994).

6. Golden Eagle. The golden eagle has long been described as an important prairie dog predator, with current predation probably “second only to badger predation” (Campbell and Clark 1981, 273). More recent reports echo the importance of the golden eagle as a prairie dog predator (Hanson 1993), with some researchers declaring that, in the Northern Great Plains, “wherever prairie dogs are found, golden eagles can also be found” (Knowles and Knowles 1994, 35). When golden eagles nest near prairie dog towns, prairie dogs comprise 50-62% of their diet (Tyus and Lockhart 1979).

7. Badger. Badgers are commonly associated with prairie dog colonies. Knowles and Knowles (1994) write “Generally, the more abundant prairie dogs are in an area, the greater the chances of encountering badgers.” According to Campbell and Clark (1981), badgers are possibly the most significant predator of prairie dogs. Lindzey (1982) concurs. 8. Coyote. Coyotes have been named as important predators of prairie dogs by some researchers (Tyler 1968; Koford 1958; Longhurst 1944; Sperry 1941).

9. Prairie Falcons. One researcher reported the majority of predation on prairie dogs was done by prairie falcons (Knowles 1982). Knowles and Knowles (1994) expect that, should good nesting habitat exist for prairie falcons near prairie dog towns, a significant portion of the falcons diets would be prairie dog.

10. Bison. The preference of bison (buffalo) for grazing, breeding, and resting in prairie dog towns has been demonstrated by other researchers (Whicker and Detling 1993; Coppock et al. 1983b). Even more interesting, Krueger (1986) found that bison and prairie dogs have a mutually positive relationship, as the foraging efficiency of prairie dogs increases in the presence of bison, and bison, in turn, prefer the vegetative conditions caused by prairie dogs.

11. Pronghorn. This ungulates preferentially grazes on prairie dog colonies, on account of the abundance of forbs that typify colonized areas (Whicker and Detling 1993; Krueger 1986; Wydeven and Dahlgren 1985). 12. Elk. This ungulate preferentially grazes on prairie dog colonies in the summer months (Wydeven and Dahlgren 1985).

13. Mule deer. This ungulate also preferentially grazes on prairie dog colonies (Foster and Hyngstrom, n.d.).

14. Horned Lark. This bird has been reported to be found in higher abundance on prairie dog colonies than in surrounding mixed-grass prairie (Agnew et al. 1986).

15. Mourning Dove. This bird has been reported to be found in higher abundance on prairie dog colonies than in surrounding mixed-grass prairie (Agnew et al. 1986; Clark et al. 1982).

16. Killdeer. This bird has been reported to be found in higher abundance on prairie dog colonies than in surrounding mixed-grass prairie (Agnew et al. 1986; Clark et al. 1982).

17. Barn Swallow. This bird has been reported to be found in higher abundance on prairie dog colonies than in surrounding mixed-grass prairie (Agnew et al. 1986).

18. Long-billed Curlew. Prairie dog colonies are reported to benefit this bird (Clark et al. 1982; BLM 1979).

19. Eastern Kingbird. Prairie dog colonies are reported to benefit this bird (Clark et al. 1982; BLM 1979).

20. Upland Sandpiper. Prairie dog colonies are reported to benefit this bird (Clark et al. 1982; BLM 1979).

21. McCowns Longspur. Prairie dog colonies are reported to provide nest sites for this bird (Clark et al. 1982; BLM 1979).

22. Snowy Owl. This bird has been documented utilizing prairie dog colonies in the winter months (Sharps and Uresk 1990).

23. Bald Eagle. This bird has been documented utilizing prairie dog colonies in the winter months (Sharps and Uresk 1990), as prairie dogs can provide a portion of this birds diet (City of Boulder, CO, Open Space Dept. 1996).

24. Red-tailed Hawk. This bird has been documented utilizing prairie dog colonies in the spring, summer and fall months (Clark et al. 1982), as prairie dogs can provide a portion of this birds diet (City of Boulder, CO, Open Space Dept. 1996)

25. Kestrel. This bird has been documented utilizing prairie dog colonies in the spring, summer and fall months (Clark et al. 1982).

26. Rough-legged Hawk. This bird has been documented utilizing prairie dog colonies in the spring, summer and fall months (Clark et al. 1982).

27. Harrier. This bird has been documented utilizing prairie dog colonies in the spring, summer and fall months (Clark et al. 1982), as prairie dogs can provide a portion of this bird’s diet (City of Boulder, CO, Open Space Dept. 1996).

28. Short-eared Owl. This bird has been documented utilizing prairie dog colonies in the spring, summer and fall months (Clark et al. 1982). 29. Deer Mouse. This small mammal has been reported to be found in higher abundance on prairie dog colonies than in surrounding mixed-grass prairie (Agnew et al. 1986).

30. Northern Grasshopper Mouse. This small mammal has been reported to be found in higher abundance on prairie dog colonies than in surrounding mixed-grass prairie (Agnew et al. 1986).

31. Desert Cottontail. Prairie dogs enhance habitat for desert cottontails. In one study, no cottontails could be found prior to the
establishment of a prairie dog town, but after the dogtowns were established, cottontails were present in densities of .81-1.33/ha on
colony, in contrast with .03-.05/ha off-colony. (Hansen and Gold 1977).

32. Prairie rattlesnake. The greater abundance of small mammals in prairie dog colonies (Agnew et al. 1986), and the availability of prairie dog burrows for shelter, have been cited as factors for rattlesnakes to utilize prairie dog towns (Knowles and Knowles 1994).

33. Great Plains Toad. The greater availability and abundance of insects on prairie dog towns, and the availability of prairie dog burrows for shelter, have been cited as factors for this toad to utilize prairie dog towns (Knowles and Knowles 1994).

Monsterous Zoo Allows Visitors To Torture its Animals

Kangaroo Pelted With Rocks Dies in Fuzhou Zoo in China and it is not the only time. This type of thing happens often. Basically, Fuzhou Zoo is a place where animals are trapped, cannot get out and are on display for the sadistic visitors to torture.

Petition regarding this murder

A woman looks on as the kangaroo appears to be writhing in pain on the ground of her enclosure at Fuzhou zoo. Screenshot_1

A 5-year-old male kangaroo at Fuzhou zoo in southeastern China, with a foot injury, from a visitor throwing a stone to make it jump. A 12-year-old female kangaroo died at the same zoo after being pelted with rocks. When the bored Kangaroos weren’t putting on enough of a show for the sadistic visitors of the  Fuzhou Zoo in southeast China; they picked up bricks and rocks and started throwing them at the helpless Kangaroos killing one and severely injuring another. What type of society does and allows this?
A 12-year-old female kangaroo suffered a severely injured foot when she was struck by bricks and concrete chunks on February 28 at the Fuzhou Zoo in Fujian province. The kangaroo died days later and an examination by a veterinarian revealed that the cause of death was likely a ruptured kidney caused by being struck by the projectiles.  A few weeks later, a five-year-old male kangaroo at the same zoo was injured the same way.The following are pictures of the first kangaroo’s smashed and nearly severed foot, and of the animal receiving treatment via intravenous drip before she died.cba485dec93561a5d793b6157ef69543nc-composite-kangaroodeath Visitors to the zoo are known to provoke the kangaroos to get them to display their signature hopping mode of locomotion using their powerful hind legs. Nothing was ever mentioned about if anyone would be punished over the matter, but in a further disgusting and insensitive move the zoo said the dead female would be stuffed and put on display.   The zoo also stated they will look to install security cameras to deter visitors from harming animals in future.
[How about closing down this hell on earth for animals and send the remaining animals to sanctuaries?]China’s unregulated zoos and wildlife parks often make news for their flat out cruel actions and reasons, typically involving abysmal conditions in which animals are kept or insensitive actions by visitors in a country where the notion of animal rights is nonexistent! Among recent examples, horrified visitors to an animal park in eastern China’s Jiangsu province last June watched as tigers killed a donkey that was released into their enclosure by investors angry over a business dispute related to the zoo, according to media reports. A few months earlier, a zoo visitor died after he was mauled by tigers whose enclosure he entered in the city of Ningbo, south of Shanghai.8596248-3x2-940x62781c3d542-5bd1-11e7-98d7-232f56a99798_1280x720_1301197a0d17d87737e54edadc091a60660d4ccba485dec93561a5d793b6157ef69543inconsiderate-zoo-visitors-kills-kangaroo-by-throwing-bricks-just-to-see-her-jump-world-of-buzz-4Kangaroo-stoned-to-deathAsiaWire-KangarooKill-03.jpgnc-composite-kangaroodeath

 

Phil Brown sociopathic serial killer

5737 Meadeville Rd Gap PA 17527-9304 Phone: (717) 768-3673

This guy needs to be skinned and exported to China
Phil Brown of Gap, PA is a horrible monster exporting all the murdered foxes and sent them to China and Europe. He was paid $25 for each murdered fox.
– 1202 fox caught in 90 days
– 1200 caught in 89 days
– 9247 traps check in 90 days
– 13 fox average a day for 90 days

And if Paul Browns hatred of animals wasn’t clear by all the foxes he murdered, his other business is killing other wildlife which he refers to as pests.