BLM report shows continued overpopulation of wild horses on public land

The nation’s public lands continue to be over-populated by wild horses. That is according to the Bureau of Land Management.

As of March, 82,000 animals were on its lands. That is actually a reduction from last year but is still three times the goal number.

A few factors drove the decrease, including support from Congress for removal and fertility control. Overpopulation causes a scarcity of food and water on the range.


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