Eastern Oregon man justified in wolf shooting

HALFWAY, Ore. — An Eastern Oregon cattle rancher was justified when he shot a wolf that was chasing his working dog March 12 in Baker County, according to authorities. Larry Aguilar shot the wolf — a male juvenile from the Pine Creek pack — on the property in Halfway, east of Baker City. The Oregon […]

Wolves to the slaughter: France approves cull to save sheep

The French government on Thursday gave the green light for the cull of dozens of wolves in mountainous areas where sheep are under sustained attack. Over 8,000 farm animals, mostly sheep, were killed in attacks blamed on wolves in the past year—mainly in the south-east of the country. Farmers say that electric fences and fearsome dogs […]

Wyoming Wolf Data Final Report

Information compiled by the Wyoming Fish and Game Department:

LOCAL RANCHER DEALS WITH LOSING LIVESTOCK TO ‘ROGUE’ WOLF PACK

PROSPECT, Ore. — Ted Birdseye owns 276 acres on the Mil-Mar Ranch in Prospect. Between horses, cattle, and dogs, he oversees almost 100 animals on his property. Birdseye said that he has lived on the property with his family for four years, and wolf attacks have been on the rise. By now, Birdseye claims that the […]

Arizona: Wolves Enter Barn, Kill Young Girls Horse

Yesterday in Arizona, wolves entered the owners barn and killed this young girls horse in its stall. For those on facebook I’ve included a link below. Following are some of the mothers comments: “I’ve lost a lot of calves and cows to the wolves this year but it becomes really personal when the wolves kill my daughters horse!!!! […]

Wolf kills flock of sheep

French farmers blame wolf attacks for the deaths of a more than 50 sheep and goats in a single night. The attack took place in Avançon, in the Hautes-Alpes region of France. The following morning, the farmer affected reported eight ewes, 21 lambs and four kids killed, with 10 kids and 16 lambs missing.<<<Read More>>>

Wolves target rancher’s animals again

Gray wolf OR-7’s Rogue Pack is at it again at rancher Ted Birdseye’s property, killing a mastiff pup Friday, according to the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. The dead dog is the 11th livestock or pet kill attributed to southwest Oregon’s lone wolf pack since September, but the first since Jan. 21 when Birdseye […]

Wolves and Livestock Fact Sheet

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 […]

Norway’s wolf cull pits sheep farmers against conservationists

Conservation groups worldwide were astonished to hear of the recent, unprecedented decision to destroy 70% of the Norway’s tiny and endangered population of 68 wolves, the biggest cull for almost a century. But not everyone in Norway is behind the plan. The wildlife protection group Predator Alliance Norway, for example, has campaign posters that talk of wolves […]