Romania to kill bears, wolves after rise in attacks

Romania on Monday said it would kill or relocate 140 bears and 97 wolves following a rise in the number of attacks on humans, sparking outrage from animal rights groups. The measures aim to “prevent important damages and protect public health and safety”, the environment ministry said in a statement. A government-appointed commission of scientists backed the […]

Parasites, infections, wolves taking toll on Minnesota moose

“Meanwhile, only one in three moose calves born in spring 2016 made it through to the January aerial survey, he said. Most are being killed in their first few weeks by wolves and bear. That poor calf survival will make it “very difficult” for the state moose population to begin any rebound, DelGiudice said.”<<<Read More>>>

House Overturns Obama-Era Law to Protect Alaskan Bears and Wolves

Hunters could once again go after bears, wolves and other predators in national wildlife refuges across Alaska if an Obama-era federal law is overturned by Congress and gets the president’s approval. Supporters of repealing the rule, which was issued by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in August, got a boost Thursday when the House […]

Congress Says You Should Be Able To Kill Bears And Wolves From Airplanes In Alaska

WASHINGTON — On Wednesday, Congress took its first step toward repealing a ban on shooting wolves and bears from airplanes, along with other hunting activities that were halted by the Obama administration, across large wildlife refuges in Alaska. The House of Representatives voted 225 to193, largely along party lines, to undo a recent Department of […]