Wolves are eating sea otters near Gustavus. What does that mean for the deer?

ALASKA – Biologists are investigating a surprising connection between two animals that aren’t exactly well loved in parts of Southeast. Gustavus locals suspect wolves are picking off deer at a popular hunting spot on an island near the mainland. The wolves started swimming over to feast on the deer about five years ago. But on […]

Recolonizing gray wolves increase parasite infection risk in their prey

Abstract The recent recolonization of Central Europe by the European gray wolf (Canis lupus) provides an opportunity to study the dynamics of parasite transmission for cases when a definitive host returns after a phase of local extinction. We investigated whether a newly established wolf population increased the prevalence of those parasites in ungulate intermediate hosts […]

Wolf Predation on Moose in Yellowstone Region

Big Game Forever is reporting that moose populations in the Yellowstone region are in serious trouble due to wolf preying on the species. Idaho For Wildlife gives us links to scientific information and research to better clarify the political corruption that took place in order to justify wolf (re)introduction: “What is interesting is that Dr. […]