Lee Hall: When you’ve got the expanded farms, the pasture-based, the grass-fed ... you are fragmenting habitat; you are setting the stage for systematic predator control, followed by a cascade of consequences.
Caryn Hartglass: Wait a minute. What is systematic predator control?
Lee Hall: Well, for example, coyotes and foxes are the animals who are normally targeted. Coyotes come to the pastures and they are irritating to farmers, obviously. A coyote, bobcat, fox, a grizzly bear is going to be tempted understandably to eat an animal so the more free-range the farm is, the more vulnerable they are to what they do. Shooting coyotes is legal in most places...
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