Friday, October 17, 2008

Palin loses bid to block beluga whale protection

Palin wants Polar Bears off the Endangered Species List and now this story from  MSNBC about Whales. Do you really think Palin is a animal rights person? - Wolf

Federal government declares population off Anchorage 'endangered'

WASHINGTON - The federal government on Friday determined that a species of beluga whale native to an inlet off Anchorage, Alaska, is endangered and will require additional protection to survive.

The finding could even have presidential implications: Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, Sen. John McCain's running mate, had questioned scientific evidence that the population was declining.

"In spite of protections already in place, Cook Inlet beluga whales are not recovering," James Balsiger, assistant administrator for the National Marine Fisheries Service, said in a statement

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Most certainly not! She is not for animals rights! Shame think of the good she could have done.