Wild horse advocates want stallion freed

This 25-year-old stallion captured by the Bureau of Land Management this past winter in Utah is getting a lot of attention from wild horse lovers. The American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign collected 24,000 signatures in an effort to get the horse, Grulla stallion 3907, released back into Utah’s west desert where he was captured. BLM officials say that is not likely to happen. Courtesy Bureau of Land Management

People with online dating profiles must be jealous. A photo of a 25-year-old wild horse from Utah known as Grulla Stallion 3907 has gone viral.

Officials: Cooking fire started California wildfire

In this Saturday, April 18, 2015 photo provided by Daniel Cole, flames burn in the Prado Dam Flood Control Basin adjacent to homes, foreground, as seen from Corona, Calif. Cooperative weather and the efforts of firefighters helped beat back flames Sunday that had threatened hundreds of homes near the Southern California dam. Evacuation orders were lifted just before dawn for about 300 homes in an area along the border of the cities of Norco and Corona, about 35 miles southeast of downtown Los Angeles. (Daniel Cole via AP)

CORONA, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters are making progress on a fire that had threatened hundreds of homes near a Southern California dam.

Contraceptives for mustangs draws heated debate

In a Feb. 26, 2015 photo, Edita Birnkrant, campaigns director of the New York-based Friends of Animals, speaks at a rally in Sparks, Nev., protesting plans to roundup hundreds of wild horses in Nevada and inject dozens of the mares with PZP, a drug that prevents them from reproducing for two years. Her group and the San Francisco-based Protect Mustangs are lashing out against other horse advocates who support the use of the drug, including the American Wild Horse Protection Campaign and the Humane Society of the United States. (AP Photo/Scott Sonner).

RENO, Nev. (AP) — United in their belief wild horses should remain free to roam public rangeland across the West, groups working to protect the mustangs are increasingly at odds over whether contraception should play a role in the decades-old dispute over efforts to reign in the natural size of the herds.

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