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ROUNDUP OF WILD HORSES IN CALIFORNIA COULD LEAD TO ILLEGAL SLAUGHTER

Published by Leighton Akio Woodhouse, The Intercept on Oct 15, 2018

October 12, 2018

DEPENDING ON WHO you ask, the wild horses of the Devil’s Garden Plateau, in the northeastern corner of California, are a magnificent part of the state’s natural heritage or an invasive blight on a fragile landscape.

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Feds Start Controversial Modoc County Wild Horse Roundup

Published by Wilson Walker, CBS SF Bay Area on Oct 12, 2018

October 11, 2018

MODOC COUNTY (KPIX) — With the wild horse population in Modoc County growing far faster than the land can handle, federal officials have commenced a roundup that will send some animals off to an uncertain future.

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Animal activists outraged at Forest Service handling of wild horses

Published by Becky Perlow, ABC News on Oct 12, 2018

October 11, 2018

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Get a wild horse and $1k. It’s the latest offer to reduce the number of penned animals that some think should be slaughtered.

Published by Brian Maffly, Salt Lake Tribune on Oct 12, 2018

October 11, 2018

Federal land managers are so desperate to reduce the staggering number of wild horses held in permanent captivity they will pay $1,000 for every horse you adopt, as long as you promise to provide a good home.

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Controversial Calif. roundup begins over Feinstein objections

Published by Scott Streater, E&E News on Oct 11, 2018

October 10, 2018

The Forest Service today started a major roundup of as many as 1,000 wild horses on federal lands in Northern California despite the concerns of California Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D) that some of the captured animals could eventually be sold to slaughterhouses.

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Day 1 of Modoc Wild Horse Roundup: 66 Captured With No Change in Plan to Sell Hundreds for Slaughter

Published on Oct 11, 2018

Alturas, CA (October 11, 2018)… Day 1 of the U.S. Forest Service’s wild horse roundup in the Modoc National Forest near Alturas ended yesterday with 66 horses captured and no reported deaths.

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Wild horse roundup to begin in Modoc despite last-minute protest

Published by Dale Kasler, The Sacramento Bee on Oct 10, 2018

October 10, 2018

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Stop wild horse roundup, potential slaughter, Feinstein says

Published by Andrew Sheeler, Sacramento Bee on Oct 10, 2018

October 9, 2018

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1,000 wild horses to be rounded up in California, some could be sold for slaughter

Published by Daniella Silva, NBC News on Oct 10, 2018

October 9, 2018

Federal officials were set to begin rounding up about 1,000 wild horses from land in northern California to be put up for adoption and sale on Wednesday — but some could end up in slaughterhouses, animal advocates warned.

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Why hundreds of wild horses in California are being rounded up

Published by Mary Jo Dilonardo, MNN on Oct 10, 2018

October 9, 2018

Up to 1,000 wild horses will be rounded up from federal land in Northern California throughout October. They'll be put up for sale and adoption, but federal officials acknowledge that some of them may end up in slaughterhouses.

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1,000 wild horses in California to be corralled, adopted; some could be sold to slaughterhouses

Published by Jared Leone, AJC on Oct 10, 2018

October 6, 2018

SACRAMENTO, CALIF. — 

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Wild horse round-up in Modoc sparks slaughterhouse fears

Published by Jim Schultz, Redding Record Searchlight on Oct 9, 2018

October 8, 2018

A planned month-long roundup of up to 1,000 wild horses from the Modoc National Forest has raised the ire of horse lovers and animal activists nationwide who say the horses could potentially be sold to foreign slaughterhouses.

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