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Editorial: With wolves, it’s time to separate fact from fiction

[large thumbnail url=”south-african-man-tours-country-with-a-wolf” filename=”editorial” year=”2010″ month=”04″ day=”16″] ¬†Jeff Welsch – communications director for the Greater Yellowstone Coalition – write a guest column which appeared in the Bozeman Daily Chronicle.

Never let facts get in the way of some good hysteria.

That seems to be the mantra of the fringe anti-wolf crowd as it once again seizes on the iconic animal’s imagined evils in yet another attempt to revisit the futile notion of a second extermination.

Pick up a newspaper in any part of Montana, Idaho or Wyoming these days and there’s a fair chance you’ll read a screed about the latest reasons why the big, bad wolf should be banished:

*They’re eating all the elk.

*They’ve got tapeworms.

*They’re Canadian…

Read the entire editorial: Guest column: With wolves, it’s time to separate fact from fiction

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