Horses: Companions Or Commodities?
The recent repeal of a ban on processing horses for human consumption in the U.S. has ignited a debate between those who consider horses livestock and those who treat them as companion animals. Wyoming legislator Sue Wallis is planning to open the country’s first horse processing plants in five years, and she explains her position to Sam Litzinger. Alaska Public Radio reporter Ellen Lockyear tells the story of efforts to reverse the strikingly high mortality rate among moose calves in the 50th state. BirdNote examines the songs of sparrows.