Wild Burros Die After BLM Utah Stampede

Straight from the Horse's Heart

Source: By COURTNEY TANNER as published on The Salt Lake Tribune

“Officials said there were no obvious signs of trauma or illness…”

Baby Wild Burros Captured and Imprisoned by the BLM ~ photo by Terry Fitch of Wild Horse Freedom Federation Baby Wild Burros Captured and Imprisoned by the BLM ~ photo by Terry Fitch of Wild Horse Freedom Federation

The Bureau of Land Management is investigating the deaths of 18 wild burros in southeastern Utah — a majority of which died shortly after being corralled in the spring.

The deaths occurred from April 22 to June 10, according to a BLM news release, amid the more than 225 burros captured from the Sinbad herd near the San Rafael Swell. Fifteen of the deaths happened at the 32-acre private ranch in Axtell, with the other three occurring on the range.

Veterinarians completed initial necropsies on seven of the burros, but they have not released a cause of death, the release states. Officials said there were no obvious signs…

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