If you really want to help animals...

write your Senators and Representatives about saving the Endangered Species Act.

But, first read what Mike Dunford has to say. Mike describes the changes that the Bush administration has proposed in great detail and consequences for wild animals. Greg Laden has posted on this, too.

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People don't realize just how much swing the voters can pull by sending letters to their Senators and Representatives. We vote for them; we elect them. If they want to stay in office, we have to vote for them again. It is imperative that if a person feels a certain way that they let their Senators and Representatives know. Get multiple people to do it and they're more likely to respond.