The Wild Horse Conspiracy

Myths and Facts

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False Claim #1: Wild horses and burros aren't native to North America; they are members of exotic species.

False Claim #2: Wild horses & burros damage ecosystems.

False Claim #3: Wild horses & burros are multiplying too quickly because they have no real predators.

False Claim #4: Wild horses and burros should be called "feral" rather than "wild."

False Claim #5: Drought and fire have caused wild horses and burros to be short of food, and this necessitates immediate, large-scale herd removals from the wild.

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