Studies of USA public attitudes to wildlife span over forty years beginning with Kellert's 1976 report and attitudes typology. A recent report documents continuing declines in Utilitarian and Traditionalist values with a corresponding increase in Mutualism (live in harmony/coexistence with wildlife).
Rowan, Andrew N.
"Attitudes to Wildlife,"
WellBeing News: Vol. 1
, Article 4.
Available at: https://www.wellbeingintlstudiesrepository.org/wbn/vol1/iss8/4