Activists Move to Sue Operator of a Gray Wolf Fur Farm

Exposing the Big Game

An animal rights group argues a Minnesota woman is violating the Endangered Species Act by raising and skinning the protected predators.

(Photo: Animal Legal Defense Fund)
Dec 7, 2015
by David Kirby

The Animal Legal Defense Fund has threatened to sue a private wildlife operation in Minnesota, alleging that its owner kills and skins federally protected gray wolves and sells the pelts for profit.

On Wednesday, ALDF sent a notice of intent to file suit against Teresa Petter, owner of Fur-Ever Wild, whose website describes it as “a working agricultural farm that celebrates our traditional connections to the land and mother nature.

Fur-Ever Wild, located on 100 acres in Eureka Township, Minnesota, charges visitors to get up close not only with wolves but also cougars, bobcats, otters, beavers, lynx, fishers, martens, and badgers.

ALDF will take Fur-Ever Wild to court in 60 days unless Petter agrees not to kill and skin…

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