Wildlife Investigation

Data Center: See California kills by Wildlife Services

Wildlife Services is a little-known federal agency of the Department of Agriculture charged with managing wildlife, particularly the intersection between humans -- ranchers and farmers -- and animals.

This map shows where Wildlife Services made the most kills of three commonly-killed animals -- beavers, coyotes and bears. The charts below show the type of method used to kill those animals.

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Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture