A New Mexico ranching family’s livelihood is being threatened by an endangered mouse.

The meadow jumping mouse was recently designated an endangered species. Now, officials are considering building 8-foot-tall fences around protected areas, which would prevent the family’s animals from grazing.

In a statement, Robert Trujillo, of the U.S. Forest Service, said, “It’s been our experience that a fence like that to protect that occupied habitat seems to be the best way we can do our affirmative duty and protect that habitat.”

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Seton Motley, president of Less Government, was on “Fox and Friends” to discuss the situation.

“Why don’t they apply that logic to the southern border?” he said of the proposed fence.

Watch the full interview above.

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