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Another study reduces blame on wolves for elk declines

Wolves of Yellowstone Park's Agate Pack force a stand-off with one of the park's bull elk.
 (National Park Service)
Wolves of Yellowstone Park's Agate Pack force a stand-off with one of the park's bull elk. (National Park Service)

PREDATORS — Wolve have had an impact on elk in Wyoming, forcing recuced elk hunting opportunity.  

But with elk herds stabilized, wolves aren't having as much impact on elk as other predators and habitat issues.

That's they gyst what researchers are finding in the latest study on elk herds in Wyoming.




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