Wild Horses and Donkeys

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Re: Wild Horses and Donkeys

Postby shadylady » Wed May 23, 2018 6:09 am

SOUL OF THE WEST? Not so much. While I don't have anything against donkeys it would be ludicrous to consider them a natural part of the desert environment. They've done a lot of damage and their numbers should be kept very low in order to reduce their impact on native species.
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Re: Wild Horses and Donkeys

Postby wildrose » Thu May 24, 2018 8:19 am

Anyone who considers an invasive species to by the soul of the west does not understand the soul of the west. I'm not saying that there is anything easily definable as the soul of the west, but I am saying that donkeys clearly do not constitute the essence of the natural history of the Mojave Desert. They have encroached upon this territory, not by choice, but they have encroached nonetheless and our toleration of their presence should be very limited to put it diplomatically. I'm not advocating their massive slaughter, but I do think their numbers should be kept in check.
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Re: Wild Horses and Donkeys

Postby sandman » Fri May 25, 2018 8:24 am

DONKEYS: They're fun to see, but they are a traffic hazard. I'd be in favor of allowing hunting wild donkeys. They're really tasty when properly BBQed! LOL
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Re: Wild Horses and Donkeys

Postby panamint_patty » Mon Sep 03, 2018 8:39 am

Ridgecrest Wild Horse Adoption Event
This was a great opportunity for someone looking for a horse.
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