Nevada wild horses headed to sanctuary
Friday, March 4, 2005
By SANDRA CHEREB / The Associated Press
RENO - Wild horses that once roamed Nevada's open range have found a home at a sanctuary in Wyoming under a new federal law that allows animals deemed too old or unfit for adoption to be sold and perhaps face slaughter.
The sale announced Tuesday is the first under a new law passed by Congress and signed by President Bush in December as part of a spending bill that repealed a 34-year ban on selling wild horses.
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