Ninety Nine Percent Extinct

That’s what Richard M. Nixon noted about America’s wild horses and burros when signing the WHB Act almost fifty years ago.

Things are better today.  They’re only 95% extinct.

The 20,000 survivors in 1971 have grown to 95,000 in 2020, but the current population is far less than the two million animals found on western rangelands in 1900.

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