NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 06, 1983
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REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(Rawlins, Wyoming) Plight of Wyoming antelope due to rancher Taylor Lawrence's construction of fence blocking herd's winter migration route examined; lack of sufficiently nutritional diet for antelope to survive winter as result explained. National Wildlife Fed.'s claim that antelope and Lawrence s cattle don't eat same things and his response to suit noted. Statement issued by Lawrence blaming Wildlife Federal for deaths of antelopes quoted on screen; current deaths of animals as result of fence described. [Biologist Dave MOODY - considers animals' situation critical.] [National Wildlife Federal spokesperson Tom DOUGHERTY - fears permanent loss of wildlife habitat due to fence.]
REPORTER: Roger O'Neil
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