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Brookfield Zoo Wolf Released into Wild Found Healthy in New Mexico

http://chicagotonight.wttw.com/2017/11/16/brookfield-zoo-wolf-released-wild-found-healthy-new-mexico A Mexican wolf pup born this spring at Brookfield Zoo and released into the wild as part of a species recovery program was tracked down in New Mexico and is healthy, the zoo announced this week. In April, a…

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National Park Service debating wolf reintroduction on Isle Royale – STILL.

http://www.fox9.com/news/national-park-service-debating-wolf-reintroduction-on-isle-royale   ISLE ROYALE, Mich (KMSP) – Isle Royale sits like a gem in a cold ring of Lake Superior water, some 15 miles off the shore of Grand Portage, Minnesota. Its isolation has been key to the island’s preservation….

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Has America’s Wolf Population Really Recovered?

An anti-wildlife congress wants us to believe America’s wolf population has recovered. Author and wildlife advocate Rick Lamplugh wonders if it has.  Listen now! Hit the play button to listen:

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Legal agreement halts federal killing of predators in Colorado

Jacy Marmaduke, jmarmaduke@coloradoan.comPublished 12:00 p.m. MT Nov. 7, 2017 | Updated 2:23 p.m. MT Nov. 7, 2017 A federal program hit pause this week on its involvement in Colorado predator-killing plans.  Wildlife Services, a United States Department of Agriculture program, was tasked…

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Renowned wolf biologist casts doubt on hunter’s story of attack.

http://www.capitalpress.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2017171109919#.WgD12LczcoI.facebook Wolf expert Carter Niemeyer trapped, collared, tracked and sometimes shot wolves during a long career with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. A retired U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service biologist with 30 years experience said it is unlikely a wolf…

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Legal Victory Guarantees Analysis of Wildlife Services’ Killings in Northern California

https://www.biologicaldiversity.org/news/press_releases/2017/wildlife-services-11-01-2017.php.    Coyote photo by Tom Koerner, USFWS. In response to a lawsuit filed by wildlife advocacy groups, a San Francisco federal court today approved a settlement requiring the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services to implement numerous protections for wildlife…

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Where did Norwegian wolves originate — and are they hybrids?

http://sciencenordic.com/where-did-norwegian-wolves-originate-%E2%80%94-and-are-they-hybrids.  (Photo: Heiko Junge / NTB scanpix) Those who oppose allowing wolf populations to expand in Norway claim that the country’s wolves have hybridized with dogs, and that the original wolves were smuggled into the country rather than coming here…

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New Videos Highlight NWRC Carnivore Research

https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USDAAPHIS/bulletins/1bf6ca5#.We-Rk7CXuZQ.facebook Videos Highlighting Carnivore Research – Now Online Several new online videos are now available highlighting carnivore research at the National Wildlife Research Center’s field station near Logan, Utah. The National Wildlife Research Center (NWRC) is the research arm of…

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Biologists test hazing methods to keep Wolves at bay in Oregon

https://www.heraldandnews.com/news/local_news/watching-for-wolves/article_c90dac04-2132-5a22-a6da-397062da5c08.html By LEE JUILLERAT For the Herald and News.  October 17, 2017. Blaring sounds of a car horn rattled the nighttime calm. Beacons of light sporadically swept across otherwise invisible fields. A massive bonfire, one large enough to roast a…

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Italian wildlife group offers £21,000 reward for information leading to arrest of wolf killers in Tuscany

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/10/16/italian-wildlife-group-offers-21000-reward-information-leading/   Nick Squires, Rome. 16 October 2017 An Italian environmental organization has offered a reward of $24,755.00 dollars (£21,000) for information leading to the arrest of the killers of wild wolves in Tuscany. The corpses of two animals were…

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