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Grizzly carcass-stealing doesn’t mean wolves kill more

Science is at its best when it produces unexpected results . . . Research that compared Yellowstone National Park grizzly bear and wolf interactions with those same animals in Sweden has produced a surprising finding: brown bear presence in both … Continue reading

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Gray wolf and grizzly delisting news

There have been a couple of articles posted in the last day or so related to the delisting process for gray wolves and grizzly bears . . . Montana Sets Grizzly Hunt Rules Ahead of Federal Decision (Flathead Beacon) Plan … Continue reading

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Conservation groups want USFWS to continue wolf monitoring

Several conservation groups want the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to continue keeping an eye on things in areas where the gray wolf has been delisted . . . Five conservation groups on Tuesday asked the U.S. Fish and Wildlife … Continue reading

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Montana, other states urged to set clear goals for wolves

A group of scientists feels that Montana, as well as other states with wolf populations, are more or less just playing things by ear . . . A group of 14 scientists with backgrounds in large carnivore research have called … Continue reading

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Death and life in the North Fork

Here’s a fascinating and moving video created by Henry Roberts from a series of game cam photos taken by North Forker Ray Brown. Thanks to Walter Roberts (no relation to Henry, I’d guess) for getting up on Facebook and giving … Continue reading

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Montana wolf population declines

Hunting pressure decreased the number of wolves in Montana . . . The number of gray wolves in Montana continues to decline under the state’s management efforts but remains above federal recovery goals, according to the Fish, Wildlife and Parks department. … Continue reading

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Legal battles put some Wyoming wolf research on-hold

Lawsuits over wolf management in Wyoming are hampering some research efforts . . . Fur piled in a mess under a fallen tree. A jawbone lay nearby. The spine was farther down the hill by some ribs. Part of a … Continue reading

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Wolves making comeback in Eastern Washington

Gray wolves seem to be making a steady recovery in Eastern Washington . . . The state says Washington’s wolf population grew by more than 30 percent last year and formed four new packs. The annual survey by the Washington … Continue reading

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Oregon wolf population hits threshold for delisting

Oregon wolves, including the famous wandering wolf OR-7, have reached sufficient numbers to be considered for delisting as an endangered species in Oregon . . . Wolves in Oregon have hit the threshold for consideration of taking them off the … Continue reading

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Bill would take wolves off endangered list in 4 states

A bill is in the early stages that would take gray wolves off the endangered species list in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan and Wyoming . . . Several members of Congress are preparing legislation to take gray wolves in Minnesota, Wisconsin, … Continue reading

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