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 […]

Wolves Kill for the Pure Pleasure of Killing…

The below clip comes from the print news media, Western AG Reporter: For a full sized image, go here: AbsarokeeWolfKill

Wolves Slaughter 18 Elk in One Night on Wyoming Feed Grounds – None Eaten

This is what happens when we are not allowed to manage. Warning: Very heartbreaking for our “other” wildlife. We had 18 elk slaughtered by wolves on our feedgrounds in one night this week. 16 were calves that were not eaten at all – killed and left for dead. The others were two pregnant cow elk. […]

Jogger in Gartow: Zweifel an Wolfsbegegnung

The article was submitted to Wolf Education International by reader, Peter Kosmalla. Thank you. “Ein Jogger soll am ersten Weihnachtsfeiertag in Gartow (Landkreis Lüchow-Dannenberg) von zwei Jungwölfen an der Hand berührt worden sein. Das zumindest hatten der Jogger und der verantwortliche Wolfsberater Peter Burkhardt behauptet. Nun hat der für Wolfsfragen zuständige Landesbetrieb für Wasserwirtschaft, Küsten- […]

Pack of 12 wolves spotted at Vee Lake near Yellowknife

“The pack will send in the female just to befriend the dog,” he says. “Then she’ll slowly make her way back to the pack and then when they get back to the pack, the dog is history. They’ll eat the dog.” Source: Pack of 12 wolves spotted at Vee Lake near Yellowknife

Wolves, people, and brown bears influence the expansion of the recolonizing wolf population in Scandinavia

*Staff Note* – This information should come as no surprise. Many experts of Wolf Education International have, for several years, been saying that forcing wolves to expand into human-settled environments is bad for people and animals. Abstract Interspecific competition can influence the distribution and abundance of species and the structure of ecological communities and entire ecosystems. […]