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MONDAY, MARCH 21, 2016


MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2016


To protect a calf, a Yellowstone bison flings an attacking wolf over its head.

Being a wolf is a hard-knock life 

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- Be ready to watch closely at the very beginning of this short video for a bison temporarily getting the best of a wolf in Yellowstone National Park. While the five wolves of the Lamar Canyon Pack attempted to hunt a bison calf,...

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THURSDAY, FEB. 18, 2016

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 17, 2016

Cowboys examine a calf they say was severely injured by wolves, latest in a series of wolf attacks on Diamond M Ranch cattle since mid July.  (Stevens County Cattlemen's Association)

Killing problem wolves can save livestock, UW study says 

PREDATORS -- Pro-wolf groups touted a 2014 Washington State University researcher's study that indicated killing wolves involved in attacking livestock would simply exacerbate the problem long term. In recently published dueling science, University of Washington researchers have surveyed research and found the opposite may be...

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TUESDAY, FEB. 9, 2016


FRIDAY, JAN. 29, 2016

MONDAY, JAN. 25, 2016

FRIDAY, JAN. 22, 2016

In this image made from video taken on Monday, Dec. 14, 2015, a wolf walks through the snow at a wolf enclosure in Ranua Wildlife Park in Ranua, Finland. Finnish authorities say a second, government-sanctioned trial wolf hunt is set to begin in 2016 in an attempt to manage numbers and curb poaching.  (Associated Press)

Finland to cull Lapland wolves to curb SSS 29 

ENDANGERED SPECIES -- Finland officials say the best way to stop poachers from the shoot-shovel-shutup method of managing protected wolves is to give hunters permits to cull the predators legally. The action is getting mixed reviews in Europe. According to reports, Finland is authorizing the...

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THURSDAY, JAN. 21, 2016

FRIDAY, JAN. 15, 2016

FILE -This Jan. 26, 1998 file photo shows a Mexican gray wolf moving through his new home, a third of an acre pen after being released from a cage in Hannagan Meadows, Ariz. The Mexican government plans to return the rarest of North America's gray wolves to their historic range, and news of the move has prompted a flurry of questions from wildlife managers, ranchers and conservationists in the United States. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said this week it learned of the plan to release a pack of captive-bred Mexican gray wolves during a meeting in July 2009 with Mexican officials. (Jeff Robbins / Associated Press)

Colorado balks at wolf reintroduction 

ENDANGERED SPECIES -- As in Washington and Oregon, wolves will have to find their own way back into Colorado. Colorado wildlife commission nixes release of wolves into stateThe Colorado Wildlife Commission voted 7-4 to reject any releases of both Mexican and gray wolves into the...

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WEDNESDAY, JAN. 13, 2016

FRIDAY, JAN. 8, 2016

MONDAY, DEC. 21, 2015

FRIDAY, DEC. 18, 2015

FRIDAY, DEC. 4, 2015

This photo provided by Wolves of the Rockies shows a wolf pack in Yellowstone National Park in 2012. The pack’s alpha female was shot in Wyoming, among at least five collared wolves from Yellowstone killed by hunters that fall. Four more wolves collared in the park but no longer living there also had been shot. (Associated Press)

Yellowstone wolf numbers up slightly

PREDATORS -- Yellowstone National Park biologists counted at least 104 wolves from 11 packs living in the park at the end of 2014. The figures released Wednesday were up slightly from the prior year, when 95 wolves from 10 packs were counted. Northwest states released...

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TUESDAY, DEC. 1, 2015

TUESDAY, NOV. 24, 2015

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