Posted by trip (18.104.22.168) on May 23, 2001 at 14:52:12:
Quoted as a True Story:
> Subject: FW: Coyote Problem
> A few years ago, Sierra Club and USFS were presenting an alternative
> to Wyoming ranchers for controlling the coyote population. It seemed
> that, after years of the ranchers using the tried and true methods of
> shooting and/or trapping the predators, the tree-huggers had a "more
> humane" solution.
> What they proposed was for the animals to be captured alive, the males
> castrated, then let loose again ... and the population would be
> controlled. I kid you not, this was ACTUALLY proposed to the Wyoming
> Wool and Sheep Grower's association by Sierra Club and USFS.
> Well, all the ranchers thought about this amazing idea for a couple of
> Finally, an old man in the back stood up, kicked his hat back and said,
> "Son, I don't think you understand the problem. These coyotes ain't
> f_ _k_n' our sheep, they're eating them!!"
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