Wolf-Killing Campaigns in Idaho and Montana May Have Just Backfired – Mother Jones

This story was originally published by Huffpost and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. “Anti-wolf policies in Idaho and Montana could wipe out wolves and erase decades of wolf recovery.” New laws liberalizing the hunting and trapping of gray wolves in the Northern Rockies might warrant putting the animals back under […]

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Watch: Yellowstone bison rescue calf from attacking wolves

Guests on a Yellowstone National Park nature tour Saturday witnessed a dramatic predation attempt by wolves on a bison calf that escaped thanks to its larger herd mates. The accompanying footage, featured on Facebook by Yellowstone Wolf Tracker, shows wolves from the Junction Butte Pack stalking and sprinting after a bison calf that exhibits remarkable speed and […]

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Scientists look at how some Yellowstone wolves avoid mange – East Idaho News

BILLINGS, Montana (AP) — After 25 years of inbreeding, Yellowstone National Park’s wolves are becoming more genetically similar, researchers have found. “They’re still a really healthy population,” said Alexandra DeCandia, who looked into wolf genetics for research she recently published. “It’s not anything we’re worried about.” In fact, genetic similarity can help Yellowstone’s wolves fight […]

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