The total now stands at 35, with 15 still missing and presumed dead, according to a report by KPHO News of Phoenix.
The increase was reported yesterday by The Epoch Times but the story was in their premium section so Western Horse Watchers didn’t link to it.
The loss is small compared to the number of wild horses eliminated each year by the advocates, especially the Campaign Against America’s Wild Horses and its offshoots.
The article said the Forest Service continues to remove horses from the area with bait traps, a process that received attention in March with the Jumping Mouse roundup.
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