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Evidence Shows Wild Horses Were Terrorized Before And During Twin Peaks Roundup

Read this and get mad as hell! Then take action! This cannot be allowed to continue.
Amplify’d from www.examiner.com

Maureen Harmonay

Evidence pours in to show that wild horses were terrorized before and during Twin Peaks roundup

  • August 13th, 2010 6:06 pm
Craig Downer shows just-captured wild horses at Twin Peaks trap site on August 12th
Photo: Craig Downer
One wild horse was shot and two hundred and eighty-two others were corralled into captivity by ruthless helicopters during the first two days of the Twin Peaks roundup near Susanville, California, where the BLM intends to scour 2000 mustangs who have been roaming healthy and free on over 656,000 acres in their assigned Herd Management Area (HMA) and put them behind bars.

With a straight face, the BLM says that this amount of land can only support 450 horses.  It wants to preserve most of the forage for 3700 privately owned cattle and 10,000 privately owned sheep.
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