16 U.S. Code § 1332 - Definitions
DefinitionsAs used in this chapter—
“wild free-roaming horses and burros” means all unbranded and unclaimed horses and burros on public lands of the United States;
“range” means the amount of land necessary to sustain an existing herd or herds of wild free-roaming horses and burros, which does not exceed their known territorial limits, and which is devoted principally but not necessarily exclusively to their welfare in keeping with the multiple-use management concept for the public lands;
“excess animals” means wild free-roaming horses or burros (1) which have been removed from an area by the Secretary pursuant to applicable law or, (2) which must be removed from an area in order to preserve and maintain a thriving natural ecological balance and multiple-use relationship in that area.
(Pub. L. 92–195, § 2, Dec. 15, 1971, 85 Stat. 649; Pub. L. 95–514, § 14(b), Oct. 25, 1978, 92 Stat. 1810.)
 So in original. The word “and” probably should not appear.
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