Month: August 2009

Good news for Mexican gray wolves!

August 30, 2009

The regional director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has decided to leave a wolf pack in the wild in southwestern New Mexico, despite the pack killing three cows…

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It’s All in a Family

August 26, 2009

Dr. L. David Mech talks about the terms “alpha” and “beta” wolves and why they are no longer scientifically accurate. Alpha Wolf

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Wolf Tag Sales in Idaho are Brisk as U.S. District Judge Sets Hearing for Wolf Hunt Challenge

August 25, 2009

August 24, 2009 – As of 4:45PM, 4,196 wolf hunting tags were sold in Idaho giving hunters a shot at up to 220 of Idaho’s wolves. U.S. District Judge Donald…

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Idaho Fish & Game Commissioners Approve Hunt of 220 Wolves

August 18, 2009

August 17, 2009 – Idaho’s Fish and Game Commission approved the first-ever state regulated hunt of gray wolves in the continental United States. According to a story in the Spokesman-Review…

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Three Conservation Groups Push for Special Protection of Mexican Gray Wolf

August 11, 2009

Three conservation groups have filed petitions with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, asking that the Mexican gray wolf be protected under the federal Endangered Species Act as a subspecies…

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