Bears and Cougars are part of New Mexico’s natural heritage. They are beautiful and important animals in nature. But the New Mexico Game Commission has approved the use of painful and cruel traps and snares on private land and on
SANTA FE, N.M. — On Aug. 27, the New Mexico Game Commission voted to approve trapping for cougars on 9 million acres of state trust land and private land throughout New Mexico. The commission also voted to increase bear-hunting quotas.