1- Millions of Americans have always dreamed of seeing wild wolves.
2- Now that states have been entrusted with wolf 'management' it should be non-lethal management just as the state of Washington has chosen.
3- The WORLD is watching as the brutality and cruelty of the wolf hunts are posted on the internet along with graphic, sadistic photos.
4- The wolf hunts are causing a decrease in wolf DNA diversity.
5- Killing adult wolves has created new problems with the surviving adolescent wolves......not fully taught, they are not sure what their food source should be.
6- Without question wolves, as apex predators, strengthen the herds by weaning out the injured, the sick, the weak, and the old.
7- Wolves are only responsible for LESS than 1% of all livestock losses.
8- Greedy and lazy ranchers allow their cash cows to graze on public lands (for pennies) when this is wolf territory!!! They are creating conflicts.
9- Trophy hunters do not want to share elk or other prey animals with wolves. Trophy hunters want a 'trophy' wolf.
10- Wolves and other wildlife suffer unimaginably in traps - in terror, in pain, dehydrated, exposed to the elements, exposed to predators, emotional distress, and finally a brutal death.
11- We cannot, in good conscience, support the wolf killing states with our tourism dollars.