LIVESTOCK PRODUCERS REMAIN HELPLESS AGAINST GRAY WOLVES

Livestock producers in the Upper Midwest remain mostly helpless protecting their animals from gray wolf attacks. Miles Kuschel ranches in northeast Minnesota and says he talked to a producer from his area who recently lost a calf. “He was about five miles south of us, so it’s near and dear every day.” Earlier this month, a federal appeals […]

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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>>>

Wolves: A Plain and Simple Predator

Since wolves were introduced in the mid ’90s by Slick Willie, the current Democratic presidential frontrunner’s husband, wolf numbers have expanded unchecked. Just as a reminder, wolves were to be limited to a three-digit number and then removed from the endangered species list once that goal was attained. Today we’re staring at numbers that far […]

The Wolf at the Door

It is not often that you see wildness erupting into a man’s life, but it happened in front of me. Sotiris Stamoulis, a shepherd who keeps his 300 breeding goats in the beautiful blond wood pasture of Mount Gerania outside Corinth in central Greece, was only 18 inches away from my face but shouting his […]

Wisconsin (USA) lawmaker speaks after dog killed by wolf

“Mandy Onesti said she let her dogs out of her Bowler home on Saturday night and then heard squealing. She then saw a large animal drop her dog from its mouth. The wounded 2-year-old Jack Russell Terrier mix ran back but later died.”…. “State Senator Tom Tiffany spoke with Newsline 9 on Friday about a […]

Kivalliq elder calls for cull of wolves, bears, wolverines to protect caribou

As you may know, those of you who are 60 to 70 years old remember that the last time the governments had programs to cull wolves was way back in the 1950s, and it didn’t last very long either. Wolves and other meat eaters were poisoned over one winter or so. As you may know, […]

Wolf stalks woman walking dog

A series of unusual animal sightings near downtown Prince Rupert is prompting some locals to cry wolf. Wolves are common on the wilder fringes of the northern port city, including the golf course and a hiking trail. But now there are several reports of a wolf prowling city streets close to the waterfront and stalking and chasing a woman walking […]

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 filling up on cattle in southwestern Alberta

The study tracked wolf predation patterns in southwestern Alberta — from the Pincher Creek area north of Waterton Lakes National Park to the edge of Kananaskis Country — where ranches and the territory of the carnivores overlap. “When we began our project, ranchers said they believed they were losing some stock to wolves, but through […]