The authors of the latest study recommend that policy makers stop killing animals until they understand what they're actually doing to the natural ecosystem.
"[A]fter a century of unregulated slaughter of America's native species," Conniff said, "this could be the moment to set down the weapons, step out of the way, and let ranchers and scientists together figure out the best way for predators and livestock to coexist."
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