Wildlife Investigation

Interactive graphic: Animals killed by Wildlife Services nationwide

Every year, USDA Wildlife Services kills large numbers of birds and mammals across the United States to protect livestock, crops and other resources. Frequently, non-problem animals are caught in the agency's traps. Use this interactive graphic to see statistics reported by the agency on the animals it killed between 2006 and 2011. Scroll through the entire list of animals killed, and type in the names of specific species to see how it was done. Select data to download tabular information.

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