Lethal wolf take lands ODFW in hot water with both sides

*Staff Note* – Learned behavior with wolves is pack-wide not individual. When one member of a pack depredates on livestock, all members have or are learning the same behavior. Therefore, elimination of just one member of a pack will not stop the depredations on livestock. Fulfilling the predictions of ranchers and the Oregon Cattlemen’s Association, […]

Some wolves may have become ‘habituated’ to eating cattle

Northeast Oregon cattle ranchers have called for two entire packs to be killed, saying the state’s “incremental” approach won’t deter voracious wolves.<<<Read More>>>

ECONOMIC ASPECTS OF LARGE CARNIVORE-LIVESTOCK CONFLICTS IN ROMANI

Effects of Wolves and Other Predators on Farms in Wisconsin: Beyond Verified Losses

The following was taken from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources:  

Wolves losing their natural fear of humans? Several attacks reported in 2016 across Canada

Wolf-admirers stress the animal’s good qualities, but there is a dark side to wolf behaviour and it seems to be worsening. Wolves are becoming habituated to humans, losing their natural fear. The result has been an intensifying frequency of wolf attacks on humans. On Dec. 7, 2016, a wolf aggressively stalked a man at Mount […]

Wolf in Saxony to be shot as possible threat to humans

A two-year-old male wolf in the eastern German state of Saxony is to be shot after being regularly seen looking for food near human habitations, the Environment Ministry in Dresden said on Thursday. The ministry said the wolf, which has been given the number MT6 and is living in the region of Görlitz, had not kept […]

Wolf, Dog, Hybrid Track Determinations

Below is information about determining wild canine species utilizing paw track information. As best as we are capable, much of this information is provided in both English and German languages – although the translations may be rough. Please see the attached/linked-to PDFs for charts and track comparisons and differences. From Wernher Gerhards, Bionics Press Center […]

Livestock Guarding Dogs: from the Transhumance to Pre-Zygotic Selection

From January 2001 to October 2002 wolves were reported to have attacked livestock in 149 households on an area of 69.9 km2, killing 62 sheep, 7 cattle, 1 kid, 2 foals and 186 dogs (157 adult LGDs, 2 pups and 27 small dogs (herding dogs). Dogs were killed in 137 households, other livestock in 24. […]

Children forced to arm themselves with axes to fend off WOLVES and BEARS in Russia

  Children are given axes to protect them from rogue wolves in a forest  They have to walk to school in the Russian republic of Bashkortostan  A wolf was spotted on the path recently but the bears are hibernating    Children walking to school in a region of Russia have been armed with axes because of […]

Wolf Packs in Romania Have Specialized in Killing

*Scroll for Update* The following came from a dissertation from the University of Munich in Germany. I have quoted the German and translated it [emboldened below]. Hope you will enjoy it. Note the order of victims! Sincerely, [Dr.]Val Geist from: Mertens, A. in prep. Socio-economics of large carnivore-livestock conflicts in Romania. PhD Thesis, University of […]