Wolves Kill Two Women In Tajikistan After Villagers’ Hunting Rifles Confiscated

DUSHANBE — Wolves have killed two women in eastern Tajikistan, prompting complaints from residents that they have been unable to defend themselves against wolf attacks since local authorities confiscated their hunting rifles. Umeda Yusupova, a spokeswoman for the Tajik government’s Committee on Emergency Situations and Civil Defense, told RFE/RL that the deadly wolf attack took […]

Trump Administration Seeks To Take Gray Wolf Off Endangered Species List

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will seek to end federal protections for the gray wolf throughout the lower 48 states, Acting Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt announced Wednesday. In a statement, the Fish and Wildlife Service said it will propose a rule to remove the gray wolf from the endangered species list and […]

Investigating the feeding habits of wolves in central Greece

Wolves are not only feared in mythology, farmers also see them as killing machines that prey on their livestock. Consequently, the European grey wolf has been intensely persecuted across Europe in the past, and is now extinct in many European countries. However, according to recent data, the wolf population is on the rise after legal […]

Wolves knocking on Colorado boundaries

Colorado producers and sportsman may be stomping on the brake pedal on wolf reintroduction, but state officials say the reality is, Colorado already has wolves. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has restored gray wolves into Wyoming, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico and Arizona, and it is believed wolves have begun to migrate into Colorado from […]

Proposed law would support full recovery of gray wolves

OLYMPIA — A proposed bill would support the full recovery of gray wolves in Washington state, as well as protect the livestock industry and their coexistence with wolves. House Bill 2097 was co-sponsored by 11 bipartisan representatives and introduced by the Deputy Minority Leader Rep. Joel Kretz, R-Wauconda. The gray wolf, otherwise known as Canis […]

Why wolves have become a political football in Germany

The German government is mulling some weighty threats these days, Brexit, US auto tariffs… and wolves.  Canis lupus lupus, aka the European grey wolf, is back from extinction and into the middle of the political debate. What to do about the rapidly expanding wolf population was on the docket at the Bundestag in Berlin this […]

Idaho trappers targeting wolves get partially reimbursed

You can earn more than $1,000 for trapping a single wolf in Idaho, but it will cost you. The traps and gear will set you back a couple thousand dollars and driving or snowmobiling a circuit of more than 50 miles several times a week from November through March gets spendy, not to mention the time. It […]

Study Shows Wolves Directly Impact Minnesota Moose Numbers

Moose populations in far northeastern Minnesota have been taking it on the chin in recent years. At one time a trip to the Boundary Waters Wilderness and surrounding Superior National Forest regularly resulted in close encounters with the largest member of the deer family—but no more. A sighting of this iconic animal of the Northwoods […]

Idaho to continue funding board responsible for killing wolves

BOISE, Idaho (AP) – Legislation to keep operating an Idaho board that pays a federal agency to kill wolves that attack livestock and elk is on its way to Gov. Brad Little. The House on Monday voted 51-19 to approve the bill to repeal a section of Idaho law that would end the five-year-run of […]

Wolf Reintroduction: The Big Lie that is Crushing the Western Way of Life

Fifteen years ago, a huge conglomerate of governmental power-brokers, radical environmentalists, and media manipulators forced the reintroduction of Wolves back into Yellowstone National Park. They did this against the wishes of the generations of families living in the immediate area and simply trying to earn a fair living, along with the folks in the bordering […]