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Feds Released Dangerous Wolves Into the Wild

Interior Department officials placed the welfare of wolves over public safety, neglecting to inform residents when wolves were roaming and killing cattle in New Mexico, according to a new audit. An official in charge of the Fish and Wildlife Service’s Mexican Gray Wolf Recovery Program, which was established to conserve the species, was found to be protecting […]

When Do Wolves Become Dangerous to Humans?

Dear Reader, This two-part report was written with the understanding that the readers would be members of a jury and the judiciary in a coroner’s inquiry into the death of 22 year old Kenton Carnegie. That is, missing here is an account of how Kenton Carnegie lost his life, except in so far as it […]

Christmas Lights And Pitchforks: Terrified Russian Villagers Try To Keep Encroaching Wolves At Bay

MORINO/SERYODKA, Russia — Colorful Christmas lights festoon the streets of the remote Pskov Oblast village of Morino from October until May. The cheerful decorations look more than passing strange against the background of ramshackle wooden houses and unpaved streets, but they serve a purpose. Locals are convinced the bright and blinking decorations help keep the […]

George Orwell, call your office re: Wolves

The attached news report of a presentation touting the re-introduction of wolves in Colorado is so egregious, we debated even placing it on the Wolf Education International website.  Upon further examination, it was thought to be so misleading and so full of disinformation that it might serve as a useful example of how the public […]

In Israel’s Ein Gedi, tourists’ trash lures wolves out of the shadows – and into trouble

*Staff Note* – It is the position of WEI that wolves do not belong in human-settled landscapes. There is no such thing as “learning to coexist with wolves.” Forcing humans and wolves to share the same landscape is asking for death, disease and destruction. This, of course, makes no sense. A string of attacks on visitors […]

LIVESTOCK PRODUCERS REMAIN HELPLESS AGAINST GRAY WOLVES

Livestock producers in the Upper Midwest remain mostly helpless protecting their animals from gray wolf attacks. Miles Kuschel ranches in northeast Minnesota and says he talked to a producer from his area who recently lost a calf. “He was about five miles south of us, so it’s near and dear every day.” Earlier this month, a federal appeals […]

Uneasy Neighbors – Wolves and People

As many as a million wolves once ranged over almost all of North America north of Mexico City. By 1930, they were essentially gone from the Lower 48 due to trapping, poisoning and bounty hunting. With human help, the wolf population in the US has rebounded to at least 5,500 wolves in the lower 48; […]

The Cover-Up of Wolves and What They DO!

By James Beers Please note the picture below.  It is a late-March of 2016 picture from Wyoming and you will probably never see it again nor even hear of it.  You see: –       Wolves don’t do such things. –       Elk, like Minnesota moose, are disappearing due to global warming and ticks and definitely not wolf […]

Arctic Wolves Walk Right Up to Workers and “Sniff” Them

The following comment was made by Dr. Valerius Geist who has studied and documented wolf behavior. He has published his findings here. This is an excellent video of wolves EXPLORING (ALTERNATIVE PREY)! This is exactly what wolves of the first misbehaving pack we experienced here on Vancouver island were doing! This is what wolves on […]

Wolves, Bears and Human Anti-Predator Adaptations

Geist, Valerius., The University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada (e-mail: kendulf@shaw.ca) Baskin, L., Institute of Ecology and Evolution, Moscow, Russia Okhlopkov, I., Institute of kriolitozone, Yakutsk, Russia Spilenok, I., Kronotsky Nature Reserve, Elizovo, Russia Introduction The conservation of large carnivores and an increase in their numbers leads to increased confrontations with humans (Hererro 1985, 2002; McNay […]