The Fish and Wildlife Service announces plans to restore the Mexican gray wolf in the American Southwest. The plan arouses suspicion among ranchers in the affected areas, who are concerned about economic impacts in their areas and about invasive species.Wolf opponents in Utah and Colorado contend that the Mexican gray wolf is not native to their area. Ranchers are concerned about their herds and about the impact of wolves on the hunting industry. Opponents:
We don’t need to introduce another large predatory carnivore to the state.