Commissioners right to be wary of wolves

But Colorado isn’t Wyoming. It’s a far more populous state and even in the wide-open spaces of western Colorado, there would be more potential for runs-in between man and beast. Wolves would probably do here what they’ve done in Yellowstone — that is, help balance the natural ecology — but at a significant cost to […]

Commission: Don’t bring wolves back to Colorado

Allowing gray wolves to prowl Colorado’s high country would imperil the small moose population atop Grand Mesa and threaten other game species, the Mesa County Commission said. The commission urged the federal government in a resolution to follow the recommendations of the Colorado Wildlife Commission, which opposed reintroduction of the gray wolf to Colorado. “These […]

FWP: Montana wolf population stabilizing at new, post-hunting levels

Montana’s wolf population has decreased by as many as 300 animals since the state instituted an annual hunt, but biologists monitoring the species believe the number may be stabilizing. That’s according to the newly released Montana Gray Wolf Program Annual Report from the state Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks. At the end of 2017, […]

Wolves breed problems for Washington ranchers

Fewer cows have been breeding on the range since wolves migrated to northeast Washington, an economic loss little known outside the cattle industry, according to the owners of the region’s largest ranch. The Diamond M ranch estimates that the rate of “open cows” — females that didn’t become pregnant — has increased to about 20 […]

Disputed wolf hunt in Norway was legal, court rules

The Oslo District Court ruled on Friday that wolf hunting licences granted last winter were legal in a decision that dealt a blow to the World Wide Fund for Nature’s efforts to protect the endangered species.<<<Read More>>>

Mapping the expansion of coyotes (Canis latrans) across North and Central America

Abstract The geographic distribution of coyotes (Canis latrans) has dramatically expanded since 1900, spreading across much of North America in a period when most other mammal species have been declining. Although this considerable expansion has been well documented at the state/provincial scale, continent-wide descriptions of coyote spread have portrayed conflicting distributions for coyotes prior to the […]

100 sheep savaged in wolf attack in Gegharkunik province

Wolves are believed to have savaged about 100 sheep on Monday in Gegharkunik province of Armenia, in the mountains near Gavar town. According to the alert received by 911 emergency call, 40 of the sheep were injured, another 60 were killed as a result of the attack.<<<Read More>>>

Worldwide epidemiology of liver hydatidosis including the Mediterranean area

Abstract The worldwide incidence and prevalence of cystic echinococcosis have fallen dramatically over the past several decades. Nonetheless, infection with Echinococcus granulosus (E. granulosus) remains a major public health issue in several countries and regions, even in places where it was previously at low levels, as a result of a reduction of control programmes due to economic […]

The Netherlands’ first wolf (pack) may be settling in Drenthe

A wolf may be in the process of settling in the nature reserves of the province of Drenthe, Dutch forestry commission Staatsbosbeheer said on its website on Tuesday. Confirmed sightings of a wolf have been reported over a period of months but a wolf is only considered to have established a territory if he stays […]

Dead Cows Are Changing The Way Wolves Eat

A study led by Tyler Petroelje, a wildlife researcher and doctoral candidate at Mississippi State University, tracked the feeding behaviors of eight wolves from two packs in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. This research was part of a broader predator-prey study that investigated a variety of factors that affect deer populations in the region. As reported by Great Lakes Echo, the […]