California attorney general warns about sale of wild horses
OAKLAND, Calif. – California’s attorney general says federal officials who want to offer hundreds of wild horses up to slaughterhouse buyers would be breaking state law if they put the animals up for auction.
Over the last month, the U.S. Forest Service has been rounding up wild horses from an overgrown herd in the Devil’s Garden Plateau Wild Horse Territory inside the Modoc National Forest in northeast California. The territory is supposed to have up to 400 horses but the herd had grown to almost 4,000 animals
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