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- Was the government "right" when it carried out plans to eliminate mountain lions and other predators from the United States? Why or why not?
- Do you agree with the Arizona Game and Fish Department’s statement that predator and prey species in the state should be managed similarly? Why or why not?
- Is the wellbeing of humans more important than that of other creatures? Why or why not?
- What values, if any, do you believe the mountain lion brings to the state of Arizona?
- Do you believe that we should take aggressive action when mountain lions are seen near urban areas? Why or why not?