When there’s a “human wildlife conflict,” the US Department of Agriculture’s “Wildlife Services” gets called in to take care of the problem. In 2013, that resulted in the death of more than 4 million animals as shown in the below infographic.
As reported by the Washington Post, more than 4 million animals were shot, poisoned, snared and trapped by the Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services (USDA) in 2013. This is summarized in the excellent infographic above, which puts everything into jaw-dropping perspective:
Wildlife Services is ostensibly meant to eradicate the nation of invasive species, but that doesn’t explain the thousands of native animals they killed as well – sometimes just because of a farmer complain.