Hibernating wildlife in danger from proposed bill change

Spread the love

Hibernating bears and denning wolves on state lands may soon lose federal protection. Essentially, these animals may be shot while hibernating or denning.

Bear Hibernating

Image Source: http://www.buzzle.com/articles/facts-about-bear-hibernation.html


As male bears tend to hibernate for longer periods, Grizzly and black bear populations would be significantly and devastatingly reduced, potentially wiping out entire populations if not the entire species. http://www.snopes.com/2017/03/23/house-votes-killing-hibernating-bears-alaska/

It is expected that Donald Trump will sign this devastating change.

Video Source: Snopes.com

Proposed Bill: https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-joint-resolution/69/text



(Visited 48 times, 1 visits today)