Washington Wolf Population Increases Only 6 Percent After 14 Wolves Killed in 2017

LYMPIA, Wash.— Washington’s wolf population increased by only 6 percent in the past year, according to the latest annual wolf population estimate issued today by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. That’s a sharp contrast to the previous three years, when the population increased by an average of 30 percent each year.<<<Read More>>>

Campus officer shoots, wounds coyote at Cal State L.A. after it bites small boy, officials say

A campus safety officer shot and wounded a coyote Wednesday evening at Cal State Los Angeles shortly after the animal bit a small boy, officials said. The attack was reported about 6:40 p.m. near a grassy area in a central part of campus, said university spokesman Robert Lopez. The boy’s family took him to a […]

Recent Mauling Death of an Eight-Day-Old Baby by Wolf Hybrid

The recent mauling death of an eight-day-old baby in Virginia is sparking debate on social media about whether it’s safe to keep wolf-dog hybrids as pets. The baby girl died after she was found bloodied in her crib at her Lee County home last week with the family’s wolf-dog hybrid standing over her, according to published reports. […]

French farms don’t like wolves crammed down their throats either

The French government announced February 19 that it will allow the wolf population to grow 40% over the next five years, resisting pressure from farmers concerned about their flocks. A new strategy unveiled by the centrist government of President Emmanuel Macron will enable the number of wolves to grow to 500 by 2023 compared with an […]

Montana’s Valley County tackles wolf problem head on…

The Valley County Conservation District (VCCD) supervisors unanimously passed the following resolution at their November 2017 meeting. RESOLUTION TO DECLARE WOLVES A PREDATOR IN VALLEY COUNTY 10/02/17 WHEREAS, the Valley County Conservation District is a legal subdivision of the State of Montana; and WHEREAS, the declared policy of the Montana Conservation District Law includes, “…to […]

Trapper who shot wolf in eastern Oregon sentenced to probation, fined

PORTLAND — A trapper who shot a gray wolf after finding it caught in one of his traps has been sentenced to two years on probation and 100 hours of community service. Union County Judge Thomas Powers also suspended David Sanders’ hunting and trapping license for three years and fined him $7,500. Sanders, 58, pleaded […]

THE CANOVIS PROJECT: studying internal et external factors that may influence livestock guarding dogs’ efficiency against wolf predation. Preliminary results and discussion.

Abstract The wolf’s return to the Alps has led to dramatic changes in shepherding. Despite the extensive use of livestock guardian dogs (LGDs), depredation is increasing in some areas. In 2013, we began a research project on internal and external factors that can influence effectiveness of LGDs on pastoral units (PUs). We observed night-time interactions […]

Hungry wolves push into village, attack resident’s dog

Wolves have recently been spotted close to farms and even in villages in Lääne County. The animals are driven closer to human settlements by hunger, as the African swine fever has significantly reduced the number of wild boar. On Saturday, wolves attacked a dog in the village of Pürksi.<<<Read More>>>

List of World-Wide Wolf Attacks

Here provided for readers and researchers is a list of wolf attacks that have occurred throughout the world. Simply follow this link.

2017 Annual Mexican Wolf Count