Posts Tagged ‘sea lions’

Fed Otter Ban a Bust


Friday December 21st, 2012   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 12:18pm PDT   •   2 Comments

For 25 years the federal government has been trying to ban sea otters (Enhydra lutris nereis) from vast reaches of the Pacific Ocean off California. Now the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says the plan was “harmful” and “futile.” The translocation program, therefore, “should be considered a failure.” Otter advocate Steve Shimek told the…
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Why Critters Fear Feds


Wednesday October 10th, 2012   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 10:25am PDT   •   6 Comments

Government waste, fraud and abuse affects every person in the United States but as recent developments show animals also suffer from government action. Consider the recent campaign of the U.S. Forest Service against beavers, the Castor canadensis, an enterprising semi-aquatic rodent that builds dams, canals and lodges. Federal officials have killed beavers for doing…
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