“The two biggest factors that drive poaching are greed and ego,” says Bob Thompson, acting chief of law enforcement at Colorado Parks and Wildlife.
Josh Bransford is a federal employee with the U.S. Forest Service, Nez-Perce National Forest. It may be that this individual is ill suited to carrying out the mission of this federal agency. The photos depict behaviors that demonstrate a contempt for national forest and wildlife.
Photos of dead and maimed wolves have pervaded the Internet in recent weeks, raising tensions in the Northern Rocky Mountains over renewed hunting and trapping of the once federally protected animals.
The Language of Abuse:
Here’s what the killers say of themselves:
“Always keep in mind that we are the true protectors of wildlife and the wild places in which the animals live.”
Here it is again, corrected for reality, what they actually do:
“Always keep in mind that we are the true destroyers of wildlife and the wild places in which the animals are killed.”
Protecting and conserving wildlife.
Whatcha doin’ Jim?
These smiles look a little forced.
“[H]unters and their ammunition have done more for wildlife than the CBD ever will”