As deer hunting begins in Maryland, we discuss different means for deer population management, including a controversial program in Montgomery County that allows bow hunting on park lands.
What happens when you can buy lions, tigers and bears from roadside zoos? An in-depth look at the exotic animal trade in the U.S. and the quality of life for these captive animals.
- Mike Satchell Reporter, "US News and World Report"
- Richard Farinato Director of Captive Wildlife Protection Program, Humane Society of the United States
- Ed Clark President, Wildlife Center of Virginia; President of the International Wildlife Rehabilitation Counsel; Vice Chairman of the National Wildlife Federation
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