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    Angry Arizona Has A Wild Burro Problem...

    Arizona has a wild burro problem. In fact, we have more wild burros than any other state in the country. Brought to Arizona in 1860’s by prospectors and then subsequently abandoned, these non-native species have rapidly reproduced to unsustainable levels. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) estimates that roughly 6,900 burros roam the western half of our state—over four times the maximum determined capacity of the lands.



    This overpopulation harms local ecosystems through crowding out native flora and fauna and overgrazing of the land. As a result of overgrazing, many of the burros are now dying of starvation. Around populous areas, the burros have become a serious safety concern. In 2018, there were 21 reported accidents in Bullhead City alone involving burro fatalities resulting from one walking onto a highway.

    We in Arizona take seriously the problem of human safety associated with these burros, and of course, the plight of these critters as well. Unfortunately, we have bigger problems in Washington D.C. with the larger variety of JACKASSES wondering through the halls of Congress getting nothing done to fix the nations problems at our border. Not to mention, the insane immigration policies promulgated and sustained by democrats for votes from Illegals, making a mockery of both our Constitution and rule-of-law!


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    Maybe Arizona should consider a hunting season ... for the burros.

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    AZ has many wild mustangs as well...

    "The nose, knows"

    @Auntifa,,,when the shooting starts, don't run, you'll only die tired...

    #walkaway

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    Quote Originally Posted by S-N-A-F-U View Post
    Arizona has a wild burro problem. In fact, we have more wild burros than any other state in the country. Brought to Arizona in 1860’s by prospectors and then subsequently abandoned, these non-native species have rapidly reproduced to unsustainable levels. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) estimates that roughly 6,900 burros roam the western half of our state—over four times the maximum determined capacity of the lands.



    This overpopulation harms local ecosystems through crowding out native flora and fauna and overgrazing of the land. As a result of overgrazing, many of the burros are now dying of starvation. Around populous areas, the burros have become a serious safety concern. In 2018, there were 21 reported accidents in Bullhead City alone involving burro fatalities resulting from one walking onto a highway.

    We in Arizona take seriously the problem of human safety associated with these burros, and of course, the plight of these critters as well. Unfortunately, we have bigger problems in Washington D.C. with the larger variety of JACKASSES wondering through the halls of Congress getting nothing done to fix the nations problems at our border. Not to mention, the insane immigration policies promulgated and sustained by democrats for votes from Illegals, making a mockery of both our Constitution and rule-of-law!


    yes, many of the braying jackasses have migrated into dc and taken up prominent rolls in our government.

    "The nose, knows"

    @Auntifa,,,when the shooting starts, don't run, you'll only die tired...

    #walkaway

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rutabaga View Post
    yes, many of the braying jackasses have migrated into dc and taken up prominent rolls in our government.




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    This burro

    Is cuter and more intelligent than this jackass
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    Quote Originally Posted by dinosaur View Post
    Maybe Arizona should consider a hunting season ... for the burros.
    What would you do with a dead burro?
    I can only imagine a depredation hunt, where the carcasses would be tested for disease, and then processed as pet food or zoo fodder.

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    Quote Originally Posted by S-N-A-F-U View Post
    Arizona has a wild burro problem. In fact, we have more wild burros than any other state in the country. Brought to Arizona in 1860’s by prospectors and then subsequently abandoned, these non-native species have rapidly reproduced to unsustainable levels. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) estimates that roughly 6,900 burros roam the western half of our state—over four times the maximum determined capacity of the lands.



    This overpopulation harms local ecosystems through crowding out native flora and fauna and overgrazing of the land. As a result of overgrazing, many of the burros are now dying of starvation. Around populous areas, the burros have become a serious safety concern. In 2018, there were 21 reported accidents in Bullhead City alone involving burro fatalities resulting from one walking onto a highway.

    We in Arizona take seriously the problem of human safety associated with these burros, and of course, the plight of these critters as well. Unfortunately, we have bigger problems in Washington D.C. with the larger variety of JACKASSES wondering through the halls of Congress getting nothing done to fix the nations problems at our border. Not to mention, the insane immigration policies promulgated and sustained by democrats for votes from Illegals, making a mockery of both our Constitution and rule-of-law!


    Back in the day, I was riding the U.S. on my motorcycle and stopped in Oatman, Arizona. A 95-year old woman struck up a conversation and she was fascinating as she talked about life in Oatman in 1926. Her husband, "...was a gold-minin' man, don'tcha know." She also mentioned her husband was town marshall for three years.

    "Did anything exciting ever happen?"
    "Oh, my, yes. One day a burro got in a poison spring and went crazy. It came into town biting and kicking and my husband had to shoot it and haul the carcass out of town."

    My favorite was when she pointed to the new steel building that housed a grocery store. "That's where we had the open air dance hall. There was 15,000 men and 26 women. My we had some times back then. I'd dance all night long."

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    Quote Originally Posted by patrickt View Post
    Back in the day, I was riding the U.S. on my motorcycle and stopped in Oatman, Arizona. A 95-year old woman struck up a conversation and she was fascinating as she talked about life in Oatman in 1926. Her husband, "...was a gold-minin' man, don'tcha know." She also mentioned her husband was town marshall for three years.

    "Did anything exciting ever happen?"
    "Oh, my, yes. One day a burro got in a poison spring and went crazy. It came into town biting and kicking and my husband had to shoot it and haul the carcass out of town."

    My favorite was when she pointed to the new steel building that housed a grocery store. "That's where we had the open air dance hall. There was 15,000 men and 26 women. My we had some times back then. I'd dance all night long."

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    AZ has many wild mustangs as well...

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