Month: February 2016

At Least Two Wolves Remain on Isle Royale

February 4, 2016

Researchers working on the Wolves and Moose of Isle Royale project found tracks of two wolves frozen in the slush of Lake Eva. They had spent time during a two-day thaw nosing around an active beaver pond. For over 50 years the researchers working on the Wolf-Moose Project have been observing and learning about the predator…

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Amendment Aims to Strip ESA Protection for Endangered Mexican Wolves

February 2, 2016

U.S. Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) introduced an amendment to the Senate Energy Bill (S. 2012) which, if passed and signed into law, would remove federal protections for the critically endangered Mexican gray wolf – a species already on the brink of extinction. Sen. Flake’s amendment would direct U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) to determine whether…

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Happy Groundhog Day!

February 2, 2016

If a wolf eats the groundhog, do we get an early spring?

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