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The natural ecological balance of the original WHB Act referred to wildlife that inhabit public lands, particularly endangered species.  There was no provision for livestock.

Today we recognize the legislative achievements of the cattlemen.

Their desire for unfettered access to cheap feed on America’s public lands drove many of the changes to the statute, including the introduction of AMLs, which shifted most of the resources in areas identified for wild horses to privately owned livestock.

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